Pair of miniature solid high carat gold ear trumpets in original velvet and silk lined leather covered case.
Used to amplify sound in patients perhaps with narrowing or blockage of the external ear canal.
Late 19th century predecessor of the more commercially produced Vibraphone ear tubes
Usually found in silver, rare in gold
Box width 1,13/16″
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