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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Gemeinhardt
model name / number: 3SB

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For your consideration I offer this beautiful semi-pro flute by Gemeinhardt, model 3SB. Serial number 704874. This is an excellent instrument for the achieving student who has outgrown their beginner or step-up flute. Solid sterling silver body, foot, and headjoint. Gold-plated lip plate. Open-hole (French) keywork. In-line G for precise intonation. B foot with gizmo key. The current equivalent model 3SB NG sells for $1,679 new at online retailers. If you are looking to upgrade from your beginner or step-up flute, this is the instrument for you.

CONDITION: This instrument was well-cared-for and is in outstanding condition. It has just had a little overhaul work done by Empire Winds of North Syracuse and is ready to play right out of the case. No damage as far as I can see, just a few scratches from normal careful use. It is sold with a 90-day warranty on the playing condition. See pictures.

PLAYING QUALITIES: I am not a flutist, so I can't speak to the finer points of its playing qualities, but I can produce 2-1/2 octaves on it chromatically. I would be happy to set up an appointment for you to test-play it. NOTE that I make no representations made about its suitability for your intended use. WYSIWYG.

ACCESSORIES: Original French-style case; zippered case cover; cleaning rod; adjustment screwdriver. See pictures; WYSIWYG.

THE STRAIGHT DOPE: This Gemeinhard 3SB intermediate-model flute is in excellent condition. The equivalent horn new will cost you almost $1,700 at major retailers; you can own this nice one for $800 less! All sales FINAL unless I determine that I significantly misrepresented it. I'll be happy to answer any questions about the instrument itself. Sold by professional musician. Because of the high number of scammers, email via Craigslist relay ONLY; I will reply to serious inquiries with my phone number and email address.

ATTENTION SCAMMERS: I've seen it all. NO bank drafts; NO "agents"; NO meeting you at some parking lot; NO text messages; NO blind Gmail addresses. I may have been born at night, but not LAST NIGHT.

All you nice honest folks out there in Craigslistland, please contact me if you have an interest in this instrument. I'll be glad to email/text more pics and details. Thanks for looking!
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