Sankyo CF301 Flute
Sankyo are highly-regarded Japanese flute makers, founded in 1968. They have a reputation for advanced and professional level flutes.
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Sankyo are highly-regarded Japanese flute makers, founded in 1968. They are always searching for technological innovations to attend the expectations and demand of flute players.
Sankyo has pursued the perfect scale by building a precise mechanism through meticulous craftsmanship (even hand manufacturing each pad). Each process of the production is followed by a very precise quality control, which is done through computers, in order to avoid any kind of failure or defect that might occur.
A great number of flute players have been seduced by the aesthetics and by the design of all their levels of flute, as well as by the perfection and security of the mechanisms.
Founded in 1968, Hisakura, Takei and Oki formed their company, giving it the name, ‘Sankyo’. Translated, ‘SAN’ means ‘three’ (relating to the three founding members of the company) and ‘KYO’ means ‘Hibiki’ meaning ‘Sound’.
The Sankyo CF301 Flute is based on the CF401 model but with a silver plated mechanism to keep it more economically priced. The .925 silver tube and headjoint plays with a full and rich sound that can be projected well making it the ideal choice for the advanced player.
- .925 handmade solid silver headjoint and body
- Silver plated mechanism
- French pointed arms
- Drawn toneholes
- C Foot
- Split E mechanism
- Offset G
- Available with either open (CF301RE) or closed holes (CF301E)
The Sankyo range of flutes are supplied in a leatherette hard case with a leather case cover and cleaning accessories; A wooden cleaning rod, gauze cloth and polishing cloth. A set of plugs is provided with open hole models.
- Model: CF301E, CF301RE
- Key: C
- Headjoint: Solid Silver
- Lip Plate: Solid Silver
- Body: Solid Silver
- Foot Joint: C
- Tone Holes: Extruded
- Keywork: Closed Hole (CF301E), Open Hole (CF301RE)
- Offset G: Yes
- E Mechanism: Split E
- Arms: French (Pointed)