ear trumpets

sonor #428

style sonor
brand Unknown
based in
trademark
made 1900
retailer Unknown
earpiece Bakelite
body Cellulose acetate
horn Cellulose acetate
horn dia 60x43 mm
length 95 mm
weight 77 gm
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grille Decorative
marks none found
ring No
adjustable earpiece rotates
condition good
acquired 2017
seller type Individual
found in Worcester
country U K
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seller note Vintage ~ c1900 ~ Ear Trumpet.
There are no chips or cracks to the hard bakelite style body, tube or the brass grill.
comment Bought this on the spur of the moment when closing on Ebay. The trumpet pictures made it look almost black. Seems very like my Mears example but is unmarked. The item is probably old but made from the same source as #229. It is quite poorly shaped as though the moulding distorted after removeal from the mould. Also this one has an old material earpiece.
shape straight
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 2
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