More information on Edgar R. McGuire Historical Medical Instrument Collection

Ear trumpets

Hawksley (Firm : London, England)
Two brass-plated rounded horn-shaped hearing aids with ivory earpieces in black case with brown lining. Inscription on the inside of both earpieces "F.C.Rein &? Lond. Patentees Sole Inventors and Only Makers 108 Strand. London".
Two silver inserts, one for each ear. Case has a tag that states "THE NATURTON COMPANY 83 PALL MALL, LONDON, S.W.I." Patent number on each ear piece reads "PATENT 426246".
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Ear Trumpets, the Packington Collection
SY10, Shropshire, UK