Conch Shell Antique Ear Trumpet

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A seldom seen Ear Trumpet in the form of a Conch Shell

The acoustic qualities of sea shells when held to the ear are legendary and in various forms they have been used to aid hearing for centuries. This example is later and on account of the form of the brass connecting tubing probably dates to the late 19th or early 20th C.

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