ear trumpets

large dome #338

style large dome
brand Unknown
based in
trademark
made 1770
retailer Unknown
earpiece Brass
body Brass
horn Brass
horn dia 111 mm
length 447 mm
weight 307 gm
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grille None
marks none found
ring No
adjustable No
condition bit dented & over cleaned
acquired 2016
seller type Auction
found in Stowmarket
country U K
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seller note 19th Century brass ear trumpet, with a tapering arm and bowl end, length 45cm
comment This item has be very old. Based on the shape it must pre-date the catalogue items of the 19th century and so I have estimated it to be nearer 1770. Not home made, but assembled by a craftsman because of the rolled lip. Possibly my oldest item. Note the 18th century castellated folded join.
shape straight
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 1
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