VIOLINOPHONE

HORN-VIOLIN by COUESNON 1929

Stamped on the bell: "Exposition Universelle de Paris / Membre du Jury / COUESNON & Cie / fournisseur de l'armée / 94 rue d’Angoulême / PARIS / 29 / bté sgdg".

 

French version of the"Strohviol" invented in London by John Matthias Augustus Stroh in 1899 to amplify the sound with a diaphram of phonograph type.