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Double parabolic ear trumpet, 19th century

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. The main body is very long and contains three sections that collapse into each other. The earpiece section curves slightly and contains a vulcanite eartip.

Double parabolic ear trumpet, 19th century

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.

Tragus-like ear trumpet, 19th century

Black metal Tragus-like trumpet device. Curved funnel/mouthpiece, 2 inches wide, has 14 tiny holes, has a large opening on the side and is adjustable and removable from the earpiece section, which does not fit completely in the ear. On the base of the funnel section there is some type of bracket that fits into another apparatus. The earpiece section is 3 inches long.

Burkhardt-Merian's tragus-like trumpet, 19th century

Black metal and rubber Tragus-like trumpet device composed of two parts. Part 1 is a metal trumpet devised to adapt the principle of the elongated auricle as found in various animals, whereby the tragus is turned to the source of the sound. This section, moves for adjustment, is a curved metal piece, 2 inches wide, with half of the mouthpiece/receptor open. There are two rings soldered to the base of the mouthpiece to allow the user to wear the device around the neck and tiny holes along the surface. At the base of the receptor there is a metal attachment that swivels and allows the user to place the device on a flat surface. Part 2 is a rubber section, 9 inches long, that leads to the earpiece which is missing.

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