ear trumpets

tragus #281

style tragus
brand Audios
based in France
trademark Ear
made 1890
retailer Unknown
earpiece Faux tortoise shell
body Faux tortoise shell
horn Faux tortoise shell
horn dia 40x30 mm
length 295 mm
weight 47 gm
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grille None
marks Audios Marque deposee
ring No
adjustable Earpiece rotates
condition Excellent
acquired 2015
seller type Individual
found in Perpignan
country France
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seller note This is a perfect example of a simple though pretty hearing aid, ear trumpet or sonotone that may have been made anywhere between 1890 and 1930. The maker is Audios, who were the inventors of Xenolite, an imitation tortoiseshell, in the mid to late 19th Century. This would appear to be made of Xenolite. The trumpet measures approx 30 cm long. It has the shape of an elongated sea-shell, setting it apart from the more basic models. It still retains its original label that tells about its scientific manufacture, and is embosed on the back
comment Beautiful example - I have no tragus by this maker. The label shows serial no 123 and a price of 90 Francs
shape cone
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 4
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