VERNE POWELL SOLID SILVER CUSTOM FLUTE

£5,650.00

Verne Powell first started making flutes in 1927 and the Powell company are world renowned flute makers to this day. The Verne Powell solid silver custom flute has been the ”gold standard” of the flute world for more than 80 years.

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VERNE POWELL SOLID SILVER CUSTOM FLUTE (#7144) – OPEN HOLES, OFFSET G, SPLIT E AND B-FOOT

Verne Powell first started making flutes in 1927 and the Powell company are world renowned flute makers to this day. The Verne Powell solid silver custom flute has been the ”gold standard” of the flute world for more than 80 years. This model is celebrated for its flexibility of colour, ease of response and reliability. Every Custom flute continues this tradition and is handmade to exacting specifications by Powell’s skilled artisans in Maynard, Massachusetts.

This particular flute was constructed in 1986 and the specification provided by Powell is as follows:

Serial Number: 7144
Description – Sterling silver, soldered tone holes, .014″ tubing, Modern Powell Scale, A-442, French cups, B foot with gizmo, offset G, split-E
Instrument Type – Handmade Custom Metal Flute
Manufacture date – Tuesday, October 28, 1986

We have completely overhauled this flute, stripping and re-oiling the rods, new corks and Pisoni Lucien Deluxe pads and polishing throughout. The condition is beautiful and this is a stunning instrument.