Item VC703-B09-i703050 - Double parabolic ear trumpet, 19th century

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VC703-B09-i703050

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Double parabolic ear trumpet, 19th century

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Extent

11.5 in. long. (29 cm.) extended. 7 in. long collapsed. Receptor is 3.5" diameter

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Silver, nickel plated double parabolic trumpet collapsible device. The design features two opposing parabolic balls with a long earpiece extending from the smaller ball within the receptor part. Curved earpiece has ivory or plastic ear tip and also has a ring soldered on the base to allow the user to wear the device around their neck with a string/cord.

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Tray 1

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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1984.001.0050

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VC703050

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VC703050.jpg

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32 KiB

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