Handmade

  • Altus Flute 1107

    With a .958 Britannia silver headjoint and body, the Altus 1107 provides a strong tone with darker colors than its lower counterparts. Perfectly rich in tone and precisely crafted, this model is designed to handle the demands of the aspiring and talented flutist. The Altus 1107 features a handmade, .958 Britannia Silver headjoint and body, silver-plated mechanism known for its durability and exceptional fluidity and feel, the Altus/Bennett scale, drawn toneholes, French-pointed arms, and stainless steel springs. The 1107 is favored by advanced students, woodwind doublers and teachers alike.

    Options include a split-E mechanism, C# trill key, 14k Gold riser, 14k Gold lip plate and riser, and choice of Altus Classic,  Z-Cut™ or V-Cut™ headjoint.

    The Altus 1107 has the following standard features:

    • .958 Britannia silver headjoint and body
    • silver-plated mechanism
    • French-pointed arms
    • drawn tone holes
    • stainless steel springs
    • open holes
    • B foot with gizmo
    • drawn toneholes
    • A-442
    • choice of in-line or off-set G
    • choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint
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    • $6500.00
  • Altus Flute 1307

    The Altus 1307 remains ever popular with accomplished flutists and conservatory students. The resonant qualities achieved with this solid .958 Britannia silver flute results in a reliable response of sound with less resistance, in part due to its innovative drawn tonehole design. The Altus 1307 has a .958 Britannia silver headjoint and body with a Sterling silver mechanism, .997 Pure Silver hinge tubes, drawn toneholes, SP-1 springs, and a D# roller. Options include a split-E mechanism, C# trill key, .40mm medium heavywall tubing, .43mm heavywall tubing, 18k Gold or Platinum Atsui plating, and choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint.

    Altus professional models offer discerning flutists a choice of harmonically tuned and elegant sounding instruments capable of consistently executing technical passages with ease. Each enables the player to exact a wide variety of tone colors. All Altus professional model flutes have hand-carved headjoints by Shuichi Tanaka. 

    The Altus 1307 has the following standard features:

    • .958 silver headjoint and body
    • Sterling silver mechanism
    • French-pointed arms 
    • open holes
    • drawn tone holes
    • SP-1 springs
    • D# roller
    • B foot with gizmo
    • A=442
    • choice of in-line G or off-set G
    • choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint


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    • $9550.00
  • Altus Flute 1507

    The Altus 1507 is a handmade professional flute with soldered tone holes that enhance the flutist's professional sound.  The 1507 produces a warm, rich sound in the low and middle registers, while maintaining a bright, colorful quality in the higher register. The aspiring flutist will experience a wide, flexible dynamic range going from the softest piano to a powerful forte. The Altus 1507 comes with the option of heavy wall tubing to push the flutist to use strong, consistent air. All Altus professional model flutes have hand-carved headjoints by Shuichi Tanaka. 

    The Altus 1507 standard features include:

    • .958 Britannia silver headjoint and body
    • Sterling silver mechanism
    • French-pointed arms
    • .997 Pure Silver hinge tubes
    • SP-1 springs
    • soldered tone holes
    • open holes
    • D# roller
    • B foot with gizmo
    • A=442
    • choice of in-line G or off-set G
    • choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint
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    • $13500.00
  • Altus Flute 1607

    The Altus 1607 is one of the most artistically crafted flutes available. The unique design provides the benefits of seamed .958 Britannia silver tubing throughout. Its character is reminiscent of the great flutes of the past yet with increased tone color, balanced harmonics and deep resonance. The soldered seam construction results in minimal mechanical vibration enabling the player to better execute extremes in expression. The Altus 1607 features a .958 Britannia silver seamed headjoint and body with Sterling silver mechanism, French-pointed arms, soldered tone holes, SP-1 springs and a D# roller. Options include a split-E mechanism, C# trill key, 18k Gold or Platinum Atsui plating, and choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint.

    Altus professional models offer discerning flutists a choice of harmonically tuned and elegant sounding instruments capable of consistently executing technical passages with ease. Each enables the player to exact a wide variety of tone colors. All Altus professional model flutes have hand-carved headjoints by Shuichi Tanaka. 

    The Altus 1607 has the following standard features:

    • .958 Britannia silver seamed headjoint and body tubing*
    • Sterling silver mechanism
    • French-pointed arms 
    • open holes
    • soldered tone holes
    • SP-1 springs
    • D# roller
    • B foot with gizmo
    • A=442
    • choice of in-line G or off-set G
    • choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint


    *Seamed Tubing – Made from a flat piece of metal that is rolled, hand planished, and then seamed.

    *Britannia 958 Silver – A traditionally created silver alloy composed of 95.8% silver. The remaining common metals balance a dark, rich tonal color without sacrificing brilliance.

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    • $14500.00
  • Altus Flute 1707PS

    The Altus 1707PS in .997 powdered Pure Silver is capable of creating a powerful tapestry of sound, allowing the player the opportunity to experience the epitome of a truly silver sound. Altus exclusive Pure Silver (PS) tube is made through sinter technology to create a hard silver tube producing amazing projection and intensity. The tone is even throughout the registers with a noticeable depth of tone color. The Altus Professional 1707PS flute comes with a choice of the Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint. Options include a split-E mechanism, C# trill key, and 18k Gold or Platinum Atsui plating.

    All Altus 1707PS professional flutes come with the following features:

    • .997 Pure silver sintered headjoint and body
    • Sterling silver mechanism
    • .997 Pure silver hinge tubes
    • SP-1 springs
    • French-pointed arms
    • soldered tone holes
    • open holes
    • B foot with gizmo
    • D# roller
    • A=442
    • choice of in-line or off-set G
    • choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut or V-cut headjoint


    Sintered Tubing – A process unique to Altus where powdered silver metal is compacted at a higher temperature to fuse particles together directly into a rigid tube.

    Pure 997 Silver – The exclusive powdered Pure Silver (PS) tube is made possible only through highly innovative sinter technology. Normally, pure silver is too soft for successful flute tube production because it requires trace amounts of harder metals in the alloy to give it sufficient strength. The traditional method of creating a melted metal alloy results in pure silver tubes unsuitable for flute making. Sinter technology creates hard tubes of pure silver by compacting the silver under great pressure without melting it into a soft alloy. This unique process produces a dense and brilliant hard silver tube with supreme projecting qualities.

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    • $15550.00
  • Altus Flute 1807AL

    The Altus 1807AL is the lasting result of 30 years of research and fascination with the famed Louis Lot flutes, as well as other vintage French flutes. At last the secret of these fine flutes has been defined with the production of Altus Silver™. This supreme material has the ability to produce expressive effects as excellent as these highly valued older flutes. Consisting of 94.6% silver and 18 other precious metals, and designed with Altus special seaming, this flute once again exemplifies Altus' commitment to create flutes that offer beauty of sound far beyond what is possible with conventional materials. The Altus 1807AL features a .946 Altus Silver™ seamed headjoint and body, Sterling silver mechanism, .997 Pure Silver hinge tubes, SP-1 springs, D# roller, and soldered tone holes. Options include a split E mechanism, C# trill key, 18k Gold or Platinum Atsui plating, and choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint.

    Altus professional models offer discerning flutists a choice of harmonically tuned and elegant sounding instruments capable of consistently executing technical passages with ease. Each enables the player to exact a wide variety of tone colors.

    All Altus 1807AL professional flutes come with the following features:

    • .946 Altus Silver™ seamed headjoint and body
    • Sterling silver mechanism
    • French-pointed arms
    • .997 Pure Silver hinge tubes
    • SP-1 springs
    • open holes
    • soldered tone holes
    • D# roller
    • B foot with gizmo
    • A=442
    • choice of in-line or off-set G
    • choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint
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    • $17150.00
  • Altus Flute 907

    Altus Artist flutes offer exceptional hand craftsmanship, tonal color, and playability. The Altus 907 is their most popular upgrade model for the more learned flutist. Enhanced with a .958 Britannia silver headjoint, the 907 has an acutely accurate scale and tuned harmonics. Full of colorful overtones, this flute enables the budding performer more opportunity to explore and develop their tone and musical expression. Features include a handmade, silver-plated mechanism known for its durability and exceptional fluidity and feel, the Altus/Bennett scale, drawn toneholes, French-pointed arms, and stainless steel springs. Options include a split-E mechanism, C# trill key, 14k Gold riser, 14k Gold lip plate and riser, and choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint. 

    The Altus 907 has the following standard features:

    • .958 Britannia silver headjoint
    • silver-plated body and mechansim
    • stainless steel springs
    • drawn tone holes
    • open holes
    • B foot with gizmo
    • A-442
    • choice of in-line or off-set G
    • choice of Altus Classic, Z-cut, or V-cut headjoint
    Not rated yet
    • $4150.00
  • Bertrem Flute - Eb#1

    All Bertrem flutes are handmade at the Bertrem workshop in Elkhart, Indiana.  The Bertrem Eb flute #1 has a silver-plated headjoint, body, and mechanism with a C foot, offset G, and closed holes. 

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    • $3150.00
  • Bertrem Flute - Eb#2

    All Bertrem flutes are handmade at the Bertrem workshop in Elkhart, Indiana.  The Bertrem Eb flute #2 has a silver headjoint, silver-plated body and mechanism, a C foot, offset G, and closed holes. 

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    • $3600.00
  • Bertrem Flute - Eb#3

    All Bertrem flutes are handmade at the Bertrem workshop in Elkhart, Indiana.  The Bertrem Eb flute #3 has a silver headjoint and body, silver-plated mechanism, a C foot, offset G, and closed holes. 

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    • $4950.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute 10k Gold with Sterling Silver Mechanism

    Since Brannen Brothers was founded in 1978, they have earned a worldwide reputation for unsurpassed excellence. There is no doubt about their place in the market; discerning flutists have placed them squarely at the top. Throughout the flute community, they are known as the company that leads the way in innovation and standard setting. Every flute and headjoint bearing the Brannen Brothers name is handmade to exacting standards of craftsmanship, and every one displays the most advanced mechanical design and acoustic technology available in the world today.

    The Brögger Flute is Brannen's most well known, popular instrument, this flute combines the traditional fingerings of the Boehm system with the enormous advantages of the Brögger Mekanik™. This mechanism increases the reliability of the keywork and reduces internal friction, allowing keys to be adjusted much more closely to individual preferences. The Brögger offers the widest possible range of options, including choice of materials and custom keywork. We are proud to offer the Albert Cooper Orchestral Model as an option on our Brögger flutes. Each Brannen Brögger flute has soldered tone holes and is available in off-set or in-line G.

    The Brannen Brothers 10k Gold flute with Sterling silver mechanism comes with the following standard specifications:

    • 10k Rose Gold Brannen headjoint with a 10k Rose Gold lip plate and 14k Rose Gold riser
           (Lafin headjoint available for and additional cost)
    • Sterling silver Brögger Mekanik™ (our pinless mechanism)
    • soldered tone holes
    • gizmo (on B footjoints and convertible B/C footjoints)
    • Pisoni pads.


    Brannen offers a B/C Convertible footjoint which is a cleverly-designed, 3-piece footjoint that can be used as either a B or a C footjoint. It is designed for the flutist who prefers a C footjoint, but sometimes needs a low B. Please call for price and availability of this footjoint or a regular C footjoint.

     

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    • $30500.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute 14k Rose Gold with 14k Rose Gold Mechanism

    Since Brannen Brothers was founded in 1978, they have earned a worldwide reputation for unsurpassed excellence. There is no doubt about their place in the market; discerning flutists have placed them squarely at the top. Throughout the flute community, they are known as the company that leads the way in innovation and standard setting. Every flute and headjoint bearing the Brannen Brothers name is handmade to exacting standards of craftsmanship, and every one displays the most advanced mechanical design and acoustic technology available in the world today.

    The Brögger Flute is Brannen's most well known, popular instrument, this flute combines the traditional fingerings of the Boehm system with the enormous advantages of the Brögger Mekanik™. This mechanism increases the reliability of the keywork and reduces internal friction, allowing keys to be adjusted much more closely to individual preferences. The Brögger offers the widest possible range of options, including choice of materials and custom keywork. We are proud to offer the Albert Cooper Orchestral Model as an option on our Brögger flutes. Each Brannen Brögger flute has soldered toneholes and is available in off-set or in-line G.

    Brannen offers a B/C Convertible footjoint which is a cleverly-designed, 3-piece footjoint that can be used as either a B or a C footjoint. It is designed for the flutist who prefers a C footjoint, but sometimes needs a low B. Please call for price and availability of this footjoint or a regular C footjoint.

    The Brannen Brothers 14k Rose Gold flute with 14k Rose Gold mechanism comes with the following standard specifications:

    • 14k Gold Brannen headjoint with a 14k Gold lip plate and riser
           (Lafin headjoint available for and additional cost)
    • 14k Gold Brögger Mekanik™ (pinless mechanism)
    • soldered toneholes
    • gizmo (on B footjoints and convertible B/C footjoints)
    • Pisoni pads.
    Not rated yet
    • $59795.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute 14k Rose Gold with Sterling Silver Mechanism

    Since Brannen Brothers was founded in 1978, they have earned a worldwide reputation for unsurpassed excellence. There is no doubt about their place in the market; discerning flutists have placed them squarely at the top. Throughout the flute community, they are known as the company that leads the way in innovation and standard setting. Every flute and headjoint bearing the Brannen Brothers name is handmade to exacting standards of craftsmanship, and every one displays the most advanced mechanical design and acoustic technology available in the world today.

    The Brögger Flute is Brannen's most well known, popular instrument, this flute combines the traditional fingerings of the Boehm system with the enormous advantages of the Brögger Mekanik™. This mechanism increases the reliability of the keywork and reduces internal friction, allowing keys to be adjusted much more closely to individual preferences. The Brögger offers the widest possible range of options, including choice of materials and custom keywork. We are proud to offer the Albert Cooper Orchestral Model as an option on our Brögger flutes. Each Brannen Brögger flute has soldered toneholes and is available in off-set or in-line G.

    Brannen offers a B/C Convertible footjoint which is a cleverly-designed, 3-piece footjoint that can be used as either a B or a C footjoint. It is designed for the flutist who prefers a C footjoint, but sometimes needs a low B. Please call for price and availability of this footjoint or a regular C footjoint.

    The Brannen Brothers 14k Rose Gold flute with Sterling silver mechanism comes with the following standard specifications:

    • 14k Gold Brannen headjoint with a 14k Gold lip plate and riser
           (Lafin headjoint available for and additional cost)
    • Sterling silver Brögger Mekanik™ (pinless mechanism)
    • soldered toneholes
    • gizmo (on B footjoints and convertible B/C footjoints)
    • Pisoni pads.

     

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    • $34575.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute 15/85 Drawn Tone Holes

    The Brannen Brothers 15/85 Drawn Tone Hole Brögger Flute is made from an alloy of 15% gold and 85% silver. This flute offers more than just a silver/gold hybrid experience. It has its own distinct character, best described as providing the ease of playing silver with the rounder, fuller body of playing gold – unusually smooth, flexible, and very responsive.

    The Brannen Brothers 15/85 drawn tone hole flute comes with the following specifications:

    • 15/85 Brannen headjoint with a sterling silver lip plate and 14k gold riser (15/85 Lafin headjoint available for and additional cost)
    • Sterling silver Brögger Mekanik™ (pinless mechanism)
    • C# trill key
    • D# roller
    • drawn toneholes
    • off-set G
    • B foot with Gizmo
    • Pisoni pads.
    Not rated yet
    • $20138.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute 15/85 Soldered Tone Holes

    The Brannen Brothers 15/85 Brögger Flute is made from an alloy of 15% gold and 85% silver. This flute offers more than just a silver/gold hybrid experience. It has its own distinct character, best described as providing the ease of playing silver with the rounder, fuller body of playing gold – unusually smooth, flexible, and very responsive.

    The Brannen Brothers 15/85 flute comes with the following standard specifications:

    • 15/85 Brannen headjoint with a sterling silver lip plate and 14k gold riser (15/85 Lafin headjoint available for and additional cost)
    • Sterling silver Brögger Mekanik™ (our pinless mechanism)
    • soldered toneholes
    • gizmo (on B footjoints and convertible B/C footjoints)
    • Pisoni pads.

    Brannen offers a B/C Convertible footjoint which is a cleverly-designed, 3-piece footjoint that can be used as either a B or a C footjoint. It is designed for the flutist who prefers a C footjoint, but sometimes needs a low B. Please call for price and availability of this footjoint or a regular C footjoint.

    Not rated yet
    • $24120.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute 19.5k Rose Gold w/14k Rose Gold Mechanism

    Since Brannen Brothers was founded in 1978, they have earned a worldwide reputation for unsurpassed excellence. There is no doubt about their place in the market; discerning flutists have placed them squarely at the top. Throughout the flute community, they are known as the company that leads the way in innovation and standard setting. Every flute and headjoint bearing the Brannen Brothers name is handmade to exacting standards of craftsmanship, and every one displays the most advanced mechanical design and acoustic technology available in the world today.

    The Brögger Flute is Brannen's most well known, popular instrument, this flute combines the traditional fingerings of the Boehm system with the enormous advantages of the Brögger Mekanik™. This mechanism increases the reliability of the keywork and reduces internal friction, allowing keys to be adjusted much more closely to individual preferences. The Brögger offers the widest possible range of options, including choice of materials and custom keywork. We are proud to offer the Albert Cooper Orchestral Model as an option on our Brögger flutes. Each Brannen Brögger flute has soldered toneholes and is available in off-set or in-line G.

    Not rated yet
    • $66045.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute 19.5k Rose Gold with Sterling Silver Mechanism

    Since Brannen Brothers was founded in 1978, they have earned a worldwide reputation for unsurpassed excellence. There is no doubt about their place in the market; discerning flutists have placed them squarely at the top. Throughout the flute community, they are known as the company that leads the way in innovation and standard setting. Every flute and headjoint bearing the Brannen Brothers name is handmade to exacting standards of craftsmanship, and every one displays the most advanced mechanical design and acoustic technology available in the world today.

    The Brögger Flute is Brannen's most well known, popular instrument, this flute combines the traditional fingerings of the Boehm system with the enormous advantages of the Brögger Mekanik™. This mechanism increases the reliability of the keywork and reduces internal friction, allowing keys to be adjusted much more closely to individual preferences. The Brögger offers the widest possible range of options, including choice of materials and custom keywork. We are proud to offer the Albert Cooper Orchestral Model as an option on our Brögger flutes. Each Brannen Brögger flute has soldered toneholes and is available in off-set or in-line G.

    Brannen offers a B/C Convertible footjoint which is a cleverly-designed, 3-piece footjoint that can be used as either a B or a C footjoint. It is designed for the flutist who prefers a C footjoint, but sometimes needs a low B. Please call for price and availability of this footjoint or a regular C footjoint.

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    • $41860.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute Sterling Silver Drawn Tone Holes

    Since Brannen Brothers was founded in 1978, they have earned a worldwide reputation for unsurpassed excellence. There is no doubt about their place in the market; discerning flutists have placed them squarely at the top. Throughout the flute community, they are known as the company that leads the way in innovation and standard setting. Every flute and headjoint bearing the Brannen Brothers name is handmade to exacting standards of craftsmanship, and each one displays the most advanced mechanical design and acoustic technology available in the world today.

    The Brögger Flute is Brannen's most well known, popular instrument. This flute combines the traditional fingerings of the Boehm system with the enormous advantages of the Brögger Mekanik™. This mechanism increases the reliability of the keywork and reduces internal friction, allowing keys to be adjusted much more closely to individual preferences. The Brögger offers the widest possible range of options, including choice of materials and custom keywork. Each Brannen Brögger flute is available in off-set or in-line G.

    Brannen offers a B/C Convertible footjoint which is a cleverly-designed, 3-piece footjoint that can be used as either a B or a C footjoint. It is designed for the flutist who prefers a C footjoint, but sometimes needs a low B. Please call for price and availability of this footjoint or a regular C footjoint.

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    • $12035.00
  • Brannen Brothers Flute Sterling Silver Soldered Tone Holes

    Since Brannen Brothers was founded in 1978, they have earned a worldwide reputation for unsurpassed excellence. There is no doubt about their place in the market; discerning flutists have placed them squarely at the top. Throughout the flute community, they are known as the company that leads the way in innovation and standard setting. Every flute and headjoint bearing the Brannen Brothers name is handmade to exacting standards of craftsmanship, and each one displays the most advanced mechanical design and acoustic technology available in the world today.

    The Brögger Flute is Brannen's most well known, popular instrument. This flute combines the traditional fingerings of the Boehm system with the enormous advantages of the Brögger Mekanik™. This mechanism increases the reliability of the keywork and reduces internal friction, allowing keys to be adjusted much more closely to individual preferences. The Brögger offers the widest possible range of options, including choice of materials and custom keywork. Each Brannen Brögger flute is available in off-set or in-line G.

    The Brannen Brothers Sterling Silver Soldered Tone Hole Flute comes with the following standard specifications:

    • Sterling silver Brannen headjoint with a sterling silver lip plate and riser (Lafin headjoint available for and additional cost)
    • Sterling silver Brögger Mekanik™ (pinless mechanism)
    • soldered toneholes
    • gizmo (on B footjoints and convertible B/C footjoints)
    • Pisoni pads

    Brannen offers a B/C Convertible footjoint which is a cleverly-designed, 3-piece footjoint that can be used as either a B or a C footjoint. It is designed for the flutist who prefers a C footjoint, but sometimes needs a low B. Please call for price and availability of this footjoint or a regular C footjoint.

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    • $15420.00
  • Burkart Flute - Elite Sterling Silver

    Starting off the Elite series is Burkart’s all sterling silver flute. With its all sterling silver features, the advanced player will enhance their professional sound with a dark, warm timbre. The sterling silver model is available in two different tubing thickness; .016 and .018. The .016 tubing thickness will help achieve a solid, warm timbre in all registers. The .018 will project a dark, round tone that will be loved by those who naturally have a strong air flow.

    Specifications: Sterling Silver head joint, body and mechanism, soldered tone holes. Comes with the option of C# trill key, split E mechanism, D# roller, and key customization.  The sterling silver model provides additional head joint upgrades such as a 14k gold riser, 14k gold lip plate and riser, and engraved lip plate.

    Headjoint Styles: Choose from the following headjoint styles (cuts)

    S4 - This embouchure, derived from a traditional style, produces a pure, warm sound. It is noted for its flexibility in air stream direction and expressiveness, evenness in all three octaves, and effortless articulation. The stability and ease of play allow for nuances within a wide pallet of color for a sound full of brilliant richness and depth.

    M2 - This unique cut is Lillian Burkart's most innovative. The air stream is quickly excited and the player achieves exceptional response and projection. The embouchure shape focuses the tone, resulting in a clear, clean, and very directed flute sound. All three octaves have a ringing resonance and a dark core. The M2 model provides an unprecedented dynamic range and powerful low register.

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    • $16300.00
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