LOUIS LOT (PARIS)
A flute made during the ownership of the workshop by Ernest Chambille (d.1922).
*** A plated silver Louis Lot flute, number 7678 (1907) ***
French hallmarks and maker’s mark are found on the embouchure plate.
All keywork and the tube are silver plated over nickel-silver alloy.
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 11.9 mm.
Sounding length is 599 mm.
Original “spike and washer” pad retainers.
The flute plays well at 440 pitch. The head section has not been shortened and the embouchure measurements are original.
Case is modern.
Total weight is 355 grams.