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Pre-Owned Altus PSD-RBE Flute

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Buy second hand with confidence

Unless stated otherwise, all of our pre-owned, ex-demo and ex-display instruments are cleaned and checked, set up or serviced in our workshop prior to sale.

Manufacturer's Description

The Altus drawn tone hole model PSD flute has similar tonal properties when compared to the soldered tone hole model PS (1707), but with less resistance. Easy to play, this model is popular among players who prefer lighter-weight flutes; the quality of scale, headjoint and mechanism is consistent with the higher priced soldered tone hole model.

General Condition

In very good condition throughout. This flute has been checked, adjusted and cleaned in our workshop prior to sale.

Condition Report

Condition can be highly subjective. This information is to be taken as a guide only. E&OE.

  • Mechanism (1 to 10): 9
  • Metalwork (1 to 10): 8
  • Padding (1 to 10): 8

About Altus

Altus flutes are held in the very highest esteem by professional players and technicians the world over. Founded by master flute maker Shuichi Tanaka, each Altus flute reflects his passion to produce the finest playing flutes available.

Altus models offer discerning flautists a choice of harmonically tuned and elegant sounding instruments capable of consistently executing technical passages with ease. The many possible combinations of options enable the player to exact a wide range of tone colours.

At the leading edge of contemporary flute making, Altus have developed and introduced density-sensitive materials to the flute market, including .958 Britannia. All Altus flutes come as standard with the accurate William Bennett (WIBB) scale, a responsive and durable mechanism, and a precisely hand-cut headjoint, customised for each flute. Altus flutes appeal to the player who has a classical approach to tone and wants a unique flute that is different from conventional offerings.


What's Included

  • Faux leather-bound wood case
  • Leather pochette
  • Wooden cleaning rod
  • New inner gauze

Item Details

Item number: C134998 (Please quote this Item Number if you contact us about this item)
Serial number: 132***
Manufacturer: Altus
Model number: PSD-RBE
Category: Pre-Owned Professional Flutes