buy no343
styleone piece
brand Palatine
based inU K
trademark
made1885
retailerUnknown
earpieceVulcanite
bodyBamboo
hornBrass
horn dia84 mm
length420 mm
weight344 gm
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grilleNone
marksPALATINE ENG.CO.LD LIVERPOOL REG 425500
ringNo
adjustableNo
conditiongood
acquired2016
seller typeAuction
found inEastbourne
countryU K
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seller noteEdwardian vulcanite bamboo handled hearing trumpet aid, Palatine Eng Co Ld, Liverpool,
registered number 425500, 41cm diameter
commentThis 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
bay 5
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