|horn dia||94 mm|
|marks||John Bell & Croydon Ld. 50, Wigmore St London W|
|seller note||Antique Ear Trumpet made by John Bell & Croydon.
Age unknown - late 1800s / early 1900s ?
Blackened metal finish with black earpiece .
Centre has clear makers plate. John Bell & Croydon Ld. 50 Wigmore St.London
Just looked up - the company has been at this address since 1912 so Edwardian period.
|comment||I have an earl;y banjo by Arnold with J Bell & Co.|
So this is a valuable bit of variety.
On inspection this item is much smaller than expected and interesting for size alone.