Altus 1107E Solid Silver Closed Hole Flute

£3,250.00

The Altus 1107E solid silver closed hole flute is an extremely sought-after model, hard to find second-hand and perfect for advanced players/professionals.  It benefits from a high purity silver headjoint, body and foot (Britannia silver 0.958) which gives a rich, lush sound. Keys are Nickel silver with Sterling silver plating and tone holes are drawn.

Category: SKU: 630
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BEAUTIFUL ALTUS 1107E SOLID SILVER (.958) CLOSED-HOLE FLUTE WITH OFFSET G, SPLIT E AND C-FOOT IN PRISTINE CONDITION.

Altus flutes are renowned for being of the highest quality and Altus been hand crafting flutes for over 25 years.  All Altus flutes have a beautifully crisp and easy sound in the high registers and benefit from lush, warm tones in the lower registers. The mechanism and style has been said to be based on the french maker Louis Lot with seamed tube and the quality of workmanship is superb. Their sound is unique and coveted by some of the best players in the world.

The Altus 1107E solid silver closed hole flute is an extremely sought-after model, hard to find second-hand and perfect for advanced players/professionals.  It benefits from a high purity silver headjoint, body and foot (Britannia silver 0.958) which gives a rich, lush sound. Keys are Nickel silver with Sterling silver plating and tone holes are drawn.

This particular example has closed holes, offset G, split E and C-Foot. Pads are very good and the flute has been stripped, overhauled and cleaned and is in beautiful condition. Current retail is £4,495 so this is a superb opportunity for someone to gain an immaculate example at a excellent price.