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Item #

A3889

1890 Auricies Dual Ear Trumpets

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V040317

Price $

975

These are called Auricies ear trumpets that have an adjustable headband.  They date to late 1800s to early 1900s.  Trumpets are in beautiful burgundy faux Tortoiseshell color made of celluloid.  No makers name or mark.  Later models were made by Harrys of France and stamped “Harrys of Paris; Depose”.  These were called the Auricies model ear trumpet of the period.  Ear Trumpets are in very good condition & headband shows light wear with band adjustment.  Celluloid was invented in 1856 that allowed color dyes and in later year’s combination dyes that provided faux tortoiseshell like instruments were prevalent to the early 1900s.  Baffle size is 1.5” x .75” and Length is 3”.  It is a beautiful working display of 100+ years ago technology for ear hearing enhancement that will highlight any collection.

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