Large London-Dome-Type Ear Trumpet with Gorgeous Grill

Large London-Dome-Type Ear Trumpet with Gorgeous Grill

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Large London-Dome-Type Ear Trumpet with Gorgeous Grill

Dimensions

19 cm

Circa

1890

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Therapeutic & Functional Aids

Description

A London-Dome type ear trumpet in brass with a gorgeous grill. On the site of one of the world’s great collection of ear trumpets it is noted of a similar example  with  an identical grill: “The grill alone is enough justification for adding this to the collection.” Over the years the brass has taken on a mellow glow.

 

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US M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: mgordon1940@gmail.com or 718-623-6777