Pre-Owned Powell Custom Grenadilla-wood Piccolo
- Workshop Approved
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Unless stated otherwise, all of our pre-owned, ex-demo and ex-display instruments are checked, set up or serviced in our workshop prior to sale.
In good condition throughout. Checked, adjusted and cleaned in our workshop prior to sale.
In 1916, Verne Powell joined the Wm. S. Haynes Company to make wooden flutes and piccolos. By 1926, Powell was the shop foreman at Haynes and was running much of the business. Later that year, he left Haynes to make his own flutes. In 1927, Verne Q. Powell Flutes, Inc. was incorporated at 265 Huntington Drive in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1961, Powell sold his company to four employees who ran the company until 1984 when two employees, Jim Phelan and Rob Viola, became the owners. In 1986 Steven Wasser bought the shares belonging to Mr. Viola and gained controlling ownership. Jim Phelan left the company in 1989 to pursue other interests, and Mr. Wasser became the full owner. Each Powell flute has a unique character, yet all bear a family resemblance. They are made with care to exacting tolerances. Ultimately, a Powell flute is crafted to a high musical performance standard.
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- Fully hand made piccolo
- Hand-selected grenadilla-wood headjoint and body
- .925 solid mechanism and rings
- Thick wall headjoint
- Profiled embouchure
- Leather-bound wood case
Item DetailsItem number: C125052 (Please quote this Item Number if you contact us about this item)
Serial number: 795***
Category: Pre-Owned Piccolos
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