The Flute Exchange

 

 

This is the place for World Flute Society members to post instruments that they would like to swap or sell, free of charge. The Flute Exchange will also be posted in our quarterly publication, Overtones!  Non society members are charged $10 per listing.

If you would like to swap or sell a flute, please contact the society at: worldflutes@AOL.COM Please

provide a complete description of the flute and your contact information. The World Flute Society does

not profit from any of these listings. This is a free service provided to the society's members. This service is not for flute makers or retailers selling their product.

Please contact the seller for photos and further details.

Once you successfully swap or sell your flute, please notify the society so that we may remove the listing.

Listings

Flute: Skip Healy custom six-key Irish flute in the key of D
Specs: Custom made of African blackwood; six hand-chased sterling silver keys; sterling tuning slide, foot, and rings; sound is the classic "growl for which the Healy flute is known; perfect session flute, as it is loud
Condition: New condition; only played about an hour
Sell: $2,995
Contact: John Elliott at 414-367-7308; flute@jnce.com

Pan Pipes made by Greg White Hunt
Specs: Assam bamboo from Indonesia
Sell: $40 plus $5 shipping
Contact: tlosito@gmail.com

Shakuhachi: 1.8 Monty Levenson (Tai-Hei) Professional Model
Specs: Beautiful 30-year-old root-end Kyushu Madake bamboo with inlaid rattan bindings, 24K gold

inlaid buffalo horn utugachi, medium bore; good volume, true out all registers; great condition; amazing, sweet, and loud voice; an easy player; original retail price was $3,500
Sell: $1.750
Contact: jkulias@comcast.net

Flute: John Gallagher wooden keyless flute in the key of D
Specs: Excellent condition; flute is 5 years old and has not been played very much; beautiful rich, warm

tone; hard protective case included
Sell: $600
Contact: Jeff Smith at jgmm_smith@hotmail.com

Irish Flute: Eamonn Cotter Irish flute in the key of D
Specs: Left-handed; 6-keyed; African Blackwood; made around the year 2000
Note: Flute could use new cork around the joints
Sell: $2,000 plus shipping
Contact: Asher Gray at asher.gray@gmail.com

Shakuhachi: Mujitsu 1.9 nonroot
Specs: Unique, high-quality tapered bore; Chinese madake bamboo; deep, rich, and warm sound; tuned between C and C#; capable of playing in C for extended periods of time
Sell: $250 plus shipping
Contact: Peter Phippen at flute@charter.net

Flute: Chinese Eight-Hole, Root-End Dongxiao in D/G
Specs: V-shaped blowing edge with tuning joint. No cracks. Used.
Sell: $120 (shipping to Canada and the USA included; Add $15 for international shipping)
Contact: knifegoeson@yahoo.ca 

Flute: Japanese shinobue (Bamboo transverse flute)
Specs: Japanese brand is Shinonome, Gmajor diatonic, 2.5 octave range; includes soft bag and fingering

chart
Sell: $150 USD (includes shipping to USA and Canada), add $10 for international shipping
Contact: heidoramu@yahoo.ca

Flute: Tony Richards Native American-Style Flute in F
Specs: New Guinea walnut with rosewood end-caps; soft, light colored strap to hold block; six finger holes;

22 inches long; played once - like new; red flannel bag included

Sell: $300 plus shipping

Contact: d_gottlich@yahoo.com

Irish Whistle: Sasato Dublin in A
Specs: Black injection-molded plastic; adjustable tuning
Condition: Like new; only played a few hours
Sell: $50

Contact: Cathy Langlois at spirithrs@aol.com

Flute: Silver Song Flutes (Jack Thomas) Native American-style flute in E
Specs: Pentatonic; Spanish cedar; walnut ring inlays; relief carved desert scene with three running horses

and prickly pear from a modified Al Stohlman pattern; carved eagle fetish of Honduras mahogany;

intricately carved
Sell: $2,500
Contact: Cathy Langlois at spirithrs@aol.com

Flute: Stephen DeRuby EZ-Reach Contra Bass F#

Specs: Length is 31 inches; longest finger spread (center to center) between finger holes is less than 1-1/2 inches;  Note that this flute still may not work if you have very slender fingers, as one of the finger holes is about 1/4 inch in diameter; excellent condition

Sell: $800 (shipping with the USA included)

Contact: Brandon at dakotaflute@outlook.com

Flute: Woodsounds Taos Old-Style Flute in Mid-F#

Specs: Bag included; both bag and flute are in excellent condition; flute plays loudly and well

Sell: $415 (shipping within the USA included)

Contact: Brandon at dakotaflute@outlook.com

Flutes: Colyn Petersen Native American-style flutes (high C, F#)

Selling

Contact: Paul Van Heuklom at 217-415-8482; paul@retiredprofessor.xyz

Flutes: Geoffrey Ellis Flutes (432Hz F)

Selling

Contact: Paul Van Heuklom at 217-415-8482; paul@retiredprofessor.xyz

Flutes: J.P. Gomez Native American-style flutes (F#, F)

Selling

Contact: Paul Van Heuklom at 217-415-8482; paul@retiredprofessor.xyz

Flute: Andrew Begay Native American flute (G)

Selling

Contact: Paul Van Heuklom at 217-415-8482; paul@retiredprofessor.xyz

 

Flute: Native American-style flute made by NZT Designs Flutes

Specs: A drone; 45.5 inches long; comes with a custom, padded carrying bag

Sell: $300

Contact: ktwinfeathers@gmail.com

Flute: Native American-style flute in F# by Ken Light, Amon Olorin Flutes

Specs: Silver Edition

Selling

Paul Van Heuklom at 217-415-8482; paul@retiredprofessor.xyz

Looking For Flutes

This section of The Flute Exchange is for people who are looking to acquire specific flutes.

Seeking Historic Native American Flutes
(e.g., Richard Fool Bull, Dan Red Buffalo, Toubat, Louis Webster, etc.)
Contact: Russ Jones at 435-640-5977

Seeking Native American flutes made by Charles Littleleaf and Bryan Akipa

Contact: Philippe Marin at proclusiamblichus@yahoo.com