Armstrong 800Bof Intermediate Flute With Gold-Plated Lip Plate

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Type
Concert Flute
Body material
Sterling Silver
Level
Intermediate
Manufacturer part number
800BOF
Case/gig bag
French-style Hardshell Case with Cover
Headjoint
Sterling Silver
Footjoint
B Foot
Key type
Open Hole
Key system
Offset G
Lip plate
Gold-plated
Key arms
Y-arm Keys
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Armstrong’s Most Popular Step-up Flute

Expertly crafted in Elkhart, Indiana, the Armstrong 800BOF intermediate flute is a high-performing step-up instrument for advancing players. Designed to facilitate the positive development of your student’s playing technique, the 800BOF features a sterling silver headjoint, gold-plated lip plate, open-hole keys, an offset G key system, and a B footjoint. With its crisp tone, impeccable playability, and exceptional build quality, the 800BOF is not only a popular instrument among music educators, but one that also promises to serve your student well as they continue their ongoing musical endeavors. The Armstrong 800BOF flute also includes an attractive French-style instrument case and cover.

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The Armstrong 800BOF headjoint is fashioned from sterling silver and includes a gold-plated lip plate to deliver a crisp, clear tone across the entire range of the instrument. It joins a silver-plated body, which is populated by meticulously crafted and assembled silver-plated keys. The 800BOF’s offset G key system follows the natural contour of your hand, providing a comfortable playing experience. Additionally, the B footjoint extends the lower range of the flute, and it includes a gizmo key to ensure proper intonation. Finally, the 800BOF is equipped with top-adjusting screws to allow for easy adjustment of the keys.

Armstrong Flutes: carefully crafted in the Hoosier State

In 1931, William Teasdale Armstrong opened a small flute repair shop in Elkhart, Indiana. Within a few short years, William’s dedication to quality earned him a reputation as a master craftsman, and professional musicians began requesting custom-made instruments. Throughout the mid-20th century, Armstrong Flutes thrived. Eventually, William passed on the business to his son Edward, who recognized a need among student musicians for high-quality, affordable instruments. In the 1970s, Armstrong teamed with Albert Cooper to develop a new flute scale for 440Hz tuning, which was applied to Anderson’s 102, 103, and 104 student model flutes. Today, Anderson continues to focus on crafting top-notch student model flutes in their Elkhart-based facility.

Armstrong 800BOF Intermediate Flute Features:
  • Expertly crafted instrument for intermediate players
  • Designed to facilitate advanced playing techniques
  • Sterling silver headjoint and gold-plated lip plate provides a crisp response with a pure tone
  • Open-hole silver-plated keys are effortless to play
  • Offset G key system provides a comfortable playing experience
  • B footjoint with gizmo extends the low range of the flute
  • Built to last in Elkhart, IN
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A 25% handling charge is levied against all authorized returns except those due to our error. Unauthorized returns are subject to a 40% handling charge. Damages & defects must be reported to us within 14 days.
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