Circa 1890’s Brass London Ear Horn Dome with Original Ear Piece Hearing Aid 4 1/2” Tall

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


Hearing Aid for the antique people out there.

Size: 4 1/2 inches tall. The Bell is approx. 3 inches tall by 2 inches wide

Condition: Fine, the hard rubber ear piece is in very good cond. The Dome has some few small bumps and the lacquer is worn.  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

07/17/19

Sold For

$120.00

Shipping

$5.00

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