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I have a silver-plated, three-piece Armstrong E-flat flute from 1968. It still sounds great, even though the pads are very old. Most people haven't even heard of an E-flat flute. It's a shame for it to sit in the cupboard. I'm not sure what to sell it for, however. I know what similar C flutes go for, but what about a more rare type of flute?
 

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I got an Armstrong Eb today in new condition with a sterling head for about $650 shipped. I figure it is worth about $1,500 in today's market and if yours has a plated head and is in good condition, it should bring at least $1,200. They are rarely made today and the values have risen sharply.
 

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I sniped it with a Buy It Now on ebay when it has been listed for less than an hour. They could have not had a BiN and it probablywould have gone a LOT higher.
 

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Contact some flute choir directors it is still popular for some older flute choir arrangments. These directors might arrange for themselves or even some of thier schools to purchase it.
 

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I sniped it with a Buy It Now on ebay when it has been listed for less than an hour. They could have not had a BiN and it probablywould have gone a LOT higher.
I've seen the sterling models go for $1200. I purchased my plated Gemeinhardt for about $500. You got a pretty good deal Bruce. I'd like to have the three piece Armstrong, as I don't like how the "foot joint" keys on the one piece gemeinhardt hit my little finger, but for the difference in price I'll get use to it :)

Damn snipers :(

Matt
 
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