|horn dia||44 mm|
|marks||Rein and Son, Patented Sole Inventors and Makers, 108 Strand, London|
|condition||earpiece missing, one dent|
|seller note||A Victorian electroplated ear trumpet,
by Rein and Son, circa 1860,
inscribed Rein and Son, Patented Sole Inventors and Makers, 108 Strand, London, the body and tube with engraved decoration, with a pierced grille cover, length 9cm.
Provenance: purchased in these rooms, 29th January, 2003, lot 275.
|comment||This plated trumpet is exquisitely engraved with an almost niello looking finish. I do not have a Rein at this size and in this shape|
UPDATE - the photo was misleading it is a conventional engraving