ear trumpets

telescopic 2 pc

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earpiece material
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ivory
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ivory
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missing
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missing
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missing
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vulcanite
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vulcanite
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vulcanite
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vulcanite
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vulcanite
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vulcanite
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metal
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faux tortoise shell
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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plastic
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brass
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brass
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tin
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tin
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silver plated
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bone
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bakelite
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bakelite
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bakelite
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bakelite
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bakelite

Early trumpets were quite long as this seemed to help performance.

In an effort to make them more convenient the item was split so that it telescoped to a smaller size when not in use.

They range from solid silver to plastic.
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