ear trumpets

folded #106

style folded
brand Tiemann
based in USA
made 1881
earpiece Metal
body Metal
horn Metal
horn dia 78 mm
length 143 mm
weight 86 gm
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grille None
marks none found
ring No
adjustable no
condition Sound but paint scratched
acquired 2012
seller type Dealer
found in Charleston IL
country USA
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seller note A c. 1880 antique ear trumpet made of tin with a black and gold tone finish. The body of the ear horn is a series of soldered doughnut-shaped segments. The bulbous segments were designed to further amplify sound. This type of antique hearing device is identified as a Corrugated Ear Trumpet in the George Tiemann 1889 catalogue, p. 189, fig. 2034.
comment Bought from USA dealer whilst collecting my fan
shape flare
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 2
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