ear trumpets

con tube #131

style con tube
brand Unknown
based in
trademark
made 1880
retailer Unknown
earpiece Vulcanite
body Covered tube
horn Vulcanite
horn dia 60 mm
length 1050 mm
weight 285 gm
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grille None
marks none found
ring No
adjustable Flexible !
condition Good
acquired 2012
seller type Individual
found in Great Lakes
country U S A
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seller note rare antique medical late 1800s conversation tube, hearing aid instrument. Beautiful brown silk wrapped flexible tube with gutta percha heaing and speaking ends. Unusual example with bell trumpets at both mouth and ear ends. Wonderful patina and color. Excellent condition, no wear to silk. No chips or scratches on gutta percha ends. Their is a couple tight age cracks in horn end, nearly invisible. 41 1/2" long
comment Been looking for one of these for ages
shape flare
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 3
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