buy no 343
style one piece
brand Palatine
based in UK
trademark
made 1885
retailer Unknown
earpiece Vulcanite
body Bamboo
horn Brass
horn dia 84 mm
length 420 mm
weight 344 gm
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grille None
marks PALATINE ENG.CO.LD LIVERPOOL REG 425500
ring No
adjustable no
condition good
acquired 2016
seller type Auction
found in Eastbourne
country England
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seller note Edwardian vulcanite bamboo handled hearing trumpet aid, Palatine Eng Co Ld, Liverpool,
registered number 425500, 41cm diameter
comment This is described as a hearing trumpet by the auctioneer and was used by the water companies to listen to water flowing in pipes.
What a nice piece of related history. I now have a second head bought with #353 which I can use to show the mechanism.
shape dome
boxed no
gwrok yes
wax
bay 5
picture shows one piece ear trumpet @ EarTrumpets.co.uk
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three quarter view of ear trumpet
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