Regarding the auction:
– On the plus side –
Right flute make (Powell), Y-Arm key style, B foot:
Y-Arm keys, missing crown
(close up of Y-Arm key on footjoint in above photo)
– On the minus side –
Flute does appear to have gone to Coltrane:
Guernsey auction vs. sellers story:
Question: Serial and lot # of the flute in the Guernsey auction (download pdf of prices realized) .
I plan to call both Powell and Guernsey tomorrow.