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NMM 4833. Flute in C by Adam Geib, New York, ca. 1816-1827

NMM 4833.  Flute in C by Adam Geib, New York, ca. 1816-1827

NMM 4833. Flute in C by Adam Geib, New York, ca. 1816-1827. Conical. Four sections. Stamped on head joint: [stamped upside down] GEIB / [stamped upright] GEIB / 23 / MAIDEN LANE / NEW YORK; stamped on upper joint: GEIB / 23 / MAIDEN LANE / NEW YORK; stamped on heart piece: GEIB / NEW YORK. Boxwood with ivory end cap and ferrules. One brass key. Total length, 24" (608 mm). Higbee-Abbott-Zylstra Collection, 1989.




Embouchure Hole and Brass Key

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Embouchure hole
Single key

Embouchure Hole

Brass Key




Signature

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Signature
Stamped signature

Maker's Name
Stamped on Head Joint

Maker's Name
Stamped on Upper Joint




Lit.:  "USD Museum Acquires Higbee Collection," Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society, 18, No. 3 (October 1989), pp. 2-3.

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