ear trumpets

con tube #123

style con tube
brand Ardente
based in UK
trademark
made 1910
retailer Unknown
earpiece Faux tortoise shell
body Covered tube
horn Vulcanite
horn dia 58 mm
length 1010 mm
weight 336 gm
size show size show size
grille None
marks Ardente 309 Oxford Street, London. W1
ring No
adjustable Flexible !
condition Good
acquired 2012
seller type Dealer
found in Newark
country U K
value show value show value
seller note This is a very unusual conversation tube by Ardente of 309 Oxford Street, London. It measures 101cm long (39.75 inches) the nickel plated listening end has a pierced faux tortoiseshell inset, they are normally just a plug ear fit, but this one is a bit more sophisticated, where the flexible hose fits into the earpiece, there are traces of glue, so at sometime it has been glued back into the handle
comment Had to go back to the USA for this one
shape dome
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 3
details on the terms may be found here