ear trumpets

london dome #388

style london dome
brand Unknown
based in
trademark
made 1860
retailer Unknown
earpiece Missing
body Silver plated
horn Silver plated
horn dia 44 mm
length 74 mm
weight 40 gm
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grille Decorative
marks Rein and Son, Patented Sole Inventors and Makers, 108 Strand, London
ring No
adjustable No
condition earpiece missing, one dent
acquired 2016
seller type Auction
found in Salisbury
country U K
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seller note A Victorian electroplated ear trumpet,
by Rein and Son, circa 1860,
inscribed Rein and Son, Patented Sole Inventors and Makers, 108 Strand, London, the body and tube with engraved decoration, with a pierced grille cover, length 9cm.
Provenance: purchased in these rooms, 29th January, 2003, lot 275.
comment This plated trumpet is exquisitely engraved with an almost niello looking finish. I do not have a Rein at this size and in this shape
UPDATE - the photo was misleading it is a conventional engraving
shape dome
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 2
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