High-end shakuhachi by Takusan.Cap 6.5, Joint area 35.9mm, Weight 332 grams.
Maker's Comment: High performance/beautiful bamboo. Gold is used for the joint and the utaguchi. Traditionally short flutes are known for lower pitch in high registers, but this was improved. Supports both inside/outside blowing.
*MADE IN JAPAN with a domestic madake bamboo