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auricle #402

style auricle
brand Blodgett
based in U S A
trademark
made 1891
retailer Unknown
earpiece Vulcanite
body Faux tortoise shell
horn Faux tortoise shell
horn dia 45x40 mm
length 139 mm
weight 17 gm
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grille None
marks Dr F M Blodgetts Multi-Audiphone New York USA Patented April 8 1890 2R
trademark
ring No
adjustable No
condition good a few cracks
acquired 2017
seller type Individual
found in Barnes
country U K
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seller note A patented 19th century faux tortoise shell celluloid auricle with an attractive organic design in its original tin box with provenance of date, manufacture and ownership.
comment This Art Nouveau decorated item adds a new maker to my list. Only 3 of these are known to exist.
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shape flare
boxed yes
gwrok yes
bay 5
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