ear trumpets

telescopic 3pc + #476

style telescopic 3pc +
brand Walb
based in Germany
trademark
made 1885
retailer
earpiece brass
body brass
horn brass
horn dia 86 mm
length 470 mm
weight 192 gm
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grille none
marks W.Walb Nachf. - Heidelberg
ring no
adjustable earpiece rotates
condition very good
acquired 2019
seller type individual
found in Utrecht
country Netherlands
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seller note ANTIQUE BRASS HEARING HORN / EAR TRUMPET BY WALB, HEIDELBERG, GERMANY, 19th Cen.
(Wilhelm Walb Nachfolger was a Heidelberg based company dealing in medical instruments from c. 1880 onwards)
comment I have not seen a trumpet by Walb before. I do have another very similar which is un marked. Comparing them will be interesting.
Any way up it is a big traditionally shaped item !
shape trumpet
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 1
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