Beautiful restored Rittershausen flute
A = 440 Hz Concert or Modern Pitch
Has been COA / restored
Pads are not new (they seal well, and do not need replacing)
New head cork, adjusted, grease can, restored non original vintage case
This flute plays with a big bold sound. It is not finicky; you can let it sit, come back pick it up and the pads will seal - it is not a fussy flute/
Not bulky; the crutch has been removed, flute is not too big nor too thick. Not a thin wall either
Head joint is lined; pushing air through this flute and creating a fast response and big bold German tone.
This flute will last many lifetimes, and is a solid instrument and solid investment.
Made in Berlin, GE by the famous Emil Rittershausen; imported by Carl Fischer NYC pre 1945. Much written in the New Langwell Index regarding Rittershausen and his flutes. This is a flute to be collected, respected and most of all, played.
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