You're sure to love this alto flute! This Jupiter 517S has a silver plated headjoint and body. Double skin pads seal better, provide less leaks, making it easier to play. This flute is a favorite among many players! The 517S is silver plated throughout, forged nickel silver clapped keys, in the key of G, a precision cut headjoint with finished embouchure, stainless steel springs, double skin pads, in a wood frame case with durable nylon cover.