buy no323
stylecon tube - taper
brand Mears
based inUK
trademark
made1952
retailerUnknown
earpiecePlastic
bodyBlack silk
hornCellulose acetate
horn dia60 mm
length980 mm
weight133 gm
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grilleNone
marksMEARS A OL 380 3^52
ringNo
adjustableFlexible !
conditionquite good
acquired2016
seller typeDealer
found inSheffield
countryU K
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seller noteFine conversation tube approximately 38" long. The bell end is fashioned from some synthetic resin to look like tortoiseshell and is impressed "MEARS A OL 380 3 52". The arrow suggests use in the UK military whilst the 52 will refer to the year of supply, 1952 (these antique-looking devices were used from the end of the 19th century to a surprisingly late date in the 20th century). The device still works as intended and is in good physical condition.
commentThis is a 1952 Medresco item. I have one by another manufacturer but this makes 4 trumpets by Mears
shape flare
boxed no
gwrok yes
bay 3
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