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   This item is made of brass.  The bell end measures 13" x 9 7/8".  Height when standing on bell is 15".  Length is about 17".  The connector on the small end has a type of "quick connect" set-up.  It looks like it would fully engage with mating part with 1/4 turn.  I'm thinking maybe some kind of industrial hopper?

   Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Stick little end in your ear, point large end at person who is speaking...brass ear trumpet.  Antique hearing aid.  Value is around $200-250. USD.  Here's a few to look at:  https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=brass++ear+trumpet+-&ei=U...

Found this German made ear trumpet that looks like yours. Made around 1900. Dimensions can be checked to make that determination.  http://www.hearingaidmuseum.com/gallery/Non-Electric/EarTrumpets/Lo...

The threaded connector on the small end makes me disagree.  However I do appreciate your response.

What does your "threaded connector" look like?  a pic would help. I figured the white thing on the end was a protective cap to keep the "in the ear" end sanitary.  Guess not.

Sure looks like the one in the link; close to same size too.

Maybe somebody else can figure it out.

It's a horn from an old victrola (early record player).


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