Circa 1890’s Brass London Ear Horn Dome with Original Ear Piece Hearing Aid

Circa 1890’s Brass London Ear Horn Dome with Original Ear Piece.

Hearing Aid

Size: 3 1/2 inches tall. The Bell is approx. 3 inches tall by 2 inches wide
Condition: Very fine with wear to the laquere on the brass, the black on the top of the bell is chipping and slightly worn. The Ear Piece is in near perfect condition with nice even patina. Please see the images provided for a visual description.

“England, London, ca. 1890’s
An ear version of the hearing aid, this ear horn or dome ear trumpet was dubbed as such, because of its resemblance to the shape of the dome on St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. It was designed as a parbolic reflector to direct and funnel sound into the ear tube.”

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Period

1800s

Category

Medical & Oddities

Date Posted

03/27/19

Sold For

$130.00

Shipping

$7.00

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