The Quantz series embodies ingenuity, innovation and diversity, and is totally unique in the flute making industry. Aspiring flautists have never been so fortunate. Every Quantz model has French pointed arms. Once considered solely the domain of handmade flutes, it is now universally provided by Pearl. Our patented Pinless mechanism and One-Piece Core-Bar construction are also present throughout the range. This ingenious yet simple design affords even the student or amateur flautist with an exceptionally efficient and dependable mechanism - another industry first. The Quantz series has now expanded to include four models. All of them feature Pearl's French pointed arms, Pinless mechanism and One-Piece Core-Bar. The 505 model has Silver clad headjoint, body, footjoint and keys.