American flute from the workshop of Alfred G. Badger, made in New York City 1870 – 1890 (?).

Seamed silver tube with maker’s gold cartouche, no serial number.

No silver hallmarks, perhaps .800 alloy.

Embouchure is 10.0 X 12.3.

B-flat foot. Total sounding length is 674 mm. 512 grams, total weight.

Acquired by us from an estate sale in Tennessee. The instrument wears what appears to be original pads.

All parts original and unaltered.