Western Instrument Company,which was founded in Chicago at the beginning of the last century, only made veterinary instruments. This being the case we can say with some certainty that this is a stethoscope and not a conversation tube.The tube covering and both the ear and chest pieces are patinated brass. Length 38″.
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