What is the serial number on a flute?

Flute serial numbers can be found on the back of the body, or middle joint. They are commonly placed near the foot joint receiver, or near the top of the body, either on the barrel or near the highest key.

How can you tell how old a flute is?

Your flute was made in 1980. That is determined by the “30” prefix to the serial number. From 1974 to present – The prefix number plus 50 will give you the date manufactured. So, 30 + 50 = 80 (1980).

How much does a Powell flute cost?

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silver $8,270 $690

Are Powell Flutes good?

They’re both excellent flutes. Once you get to the fully handmade level (as both of these flutes are), there’s no way to say which is better than another. They’re all great, but play differently.

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Who owns Powell flutes?

Buffet Crampon
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In 2016 Verne Q. Powell Flutes, Inc. was purchased by Buffet Crampon, joining nine other brands of wind instruments to complete the largest group of wind instrument manufacturers in the world. 2017 marks the 90th Anniversary of this characteristically American flute making company.

Where are Powell Flutes made?

the USA
All Powell Flutes are made in the USA, including the Powell Signature!

Where does Verne Powell play flute in China?

Flutist @jferrandis is having a great time in China, playing recitals, teaching masterclasses and conducting flute ensembles in Lanzhou and Chongqing! Powell Flutes Live Webcast Q&A | All About Powell Sonare flutes!

When do Powell Flutes live webcasts take place?

Powell Flutes Live Webcast Q&A | All About Powell Sonare flutes! Join US Direct Sales Manager Kristyn Moore to learn about the different models and options available in our Sonare flutes line! #TogetherAtHome Webcast Q&A Series: The Multi-Genre Flutist. Thursday, July 23, 2pm! RT @yamano_flute: 【中古品】本日はオススメ中古フルートのご案内です!

Who are the members of the Powell players?

Join this section of Powell players for a discussion on auditions, blending, wood versus metal flutes, and what it’s like to play in the flute section of a top-tier orchestra! Featuring Joshua Smith, Saeran St Christopher, Jessica Sindell, and Mary Kay Fink. Stay tune to watch our local talent ritxuflute at work. ☆フォルラーヌ、パストラル/タイ…

When was the first crystal flute ever made?

Made in the late summer or fall of 1847; the third of three known unmarked French flutes from these crucial early days of the cylinder flute. This flute plays best at A=452. Made 1822, per date on flute. This instrument is flute #82 in our inventory of 122 known or rumored crystal flutes.