LOUIS LOT (PARIS)
A solid silver flute made during the ownership of the workshop by Debonneetbeau de Coutelier, (1882 – 1889).
*** A solid silver Louis Lot flute, number 4624 (1888 ) ***
French hallmarks and maker’s mark are found on the head, the lip, body, foot and on most keys.
Soldered tone-holes, perforated (French) keywork to low C, in-line G.
We measure the silver tube as .014 inches (.35 mm.)
Bb shake, no adjusting screws.
Embouchure measures 10.0 X 12.0 mm.
Sounding length is 599 mm. Please note that the flute comes with the original case that wears the cartouche of the first owner. The head section fits tightly in the case and we believe is an indication that the head has not been cut shorter.
Original “spike and washer” pad retainers.
Case is original.