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Trumpet (fire horn)

Trumpet (fire horn)
Title
Trumpet (fire horn)
Date 
1830-1880
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 41.3 x 17.1 cm )
Description 
Metal (discolored brass?) duty trumpet with flared bell; four rounded collars, one at base of mouthpiece and three on tube.
Object Number 
INV.8022
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group