ear trumpets

con tube - taper #280

style con tube - taper
brand Ardente
based in UK
trademark
made 1875
retailer Unknown
earpiece Ivory
body Covered tube
horn Vulcanite
horn dia 63 mm
length 960 mm
weight 120 gm
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grille None
marks ARDENTE 309 OXFORD ST LONDON W1
ring No
adjustable Flexible !
condition ghastly over cleaned
acquired 2015
seller type Dealer
found in Mittagong
country Australia
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seller note 19tH CENTURY COMPOSITION EAR TRUMPET C1880'S MARKED ARDENTE 309 OXFORD ST LONDON W1 C1880'S
comment Unusual early straight earpiece in ivory was the reason to buy this convesation tube.
Ivory ones and branding are getting difficult to find. On recipt I note that both ends are attached by a screw thread
shape flare
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 3
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