Five ear trumpets:
Floral decorated squashed dome ear trumpet by F C Rein. Brass but previously silver plated, marked ‘F. C. Rein &Son Patentees Sole Inventors and makers 108 Strand London’ with decorative grill £500
Silver plated ear trumpet marked ‘F. C. Rein &Son Patentees Sole Inventors and makers 108 Strand London’ with decorative grill small dent to dome as shown£500
French faux tortoiseshell ear trumpet £200
English Banjo style brass ear trumpet £180
Black painted metal extendable ear trumpet£220
Ask the Dealer
Fletcher Wallis sells objects and books relating to the history of science, medicine and technology from his unit at Admiral Vernon Arcade Portobello Road. He publishes books through Vernier Press, including Antique Medicine Chests, and Corkscrew Patents from 1795. He has been dealing for thirty five years.