ear trumpets

one piece #403

style one piece
brand Unknown
based in
trademark
made 1820
retailer Unknown
earpiece Vulcanite
body Brass
horn Enamelled
horn dia 50x47x7 mm
length 267 mm
weight 313 gm
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grille None
marks none found
ring No
adjustable earpiece rotates
condition Small missing flakes of enamel to the edges of the horns
acquired 2017
seller type Individual
found in Dallas
country Texas
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seller note An Unusual English Regency Enameled Metal Ear Trumpet, circa 1820
10-1/2 inches long (26.7 cm)
The hearing aid comprised of seven trumpet heads joining in a hive configuration and leading to the hearing cone.
Small missing flakes of enamel to the edges of the horns, darkening of the patina through the hearing cone, otherwise with light surface wear indicative of age and use.
comment This is a great find, never seen anything like it - a must have item.The 7 horns are enamelled magnetic metal in beautiful faux tortoiseshell colours. Although expensive this is a phenomenal item.
shape cone
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 5
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