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Bulb Horn, Small -Bargain Bin
Small brass horn, medium bell...traditional bugle design.
Save over 25% ($5.00) on this Fully Guaranteed Small Brass Bulb Horn that honks just fine.
Your item may vary slightly from photo.
Reproduction antique-style design.
Includes All 3 Elements:
Brass horn, reed, rubber bulb.
Order safe & worry-free...this horn honks!
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
Why Choose this Horn?
If you want a budget-priced, antique-style, light-weight, brass bulb horn that looks like a traditional bugle, then this horn is for you.
Reg Price $20.99
Bargain Bin Price:
You save $5.00!
Mounting hardware not provided.
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Small Brass Bulb Horn
Medium bell, traditional bugle design
Excellent for musical washboards, vintage cars, clowns & entertainers, and "all your honking needs". At least one customer used this Small Brass taxi horn for sound effects in their production of "It's a Wonderful Life."
Save over 25% ($5.00) on this Fully Guaranteed Small Brass Bulb Horn that might show a minor flaw such as a size, shape or repair or cosmetic issue, or for some reason do not meet the standard of our regular bulb horns. Some flaws might be obvious. Some flaws you might never find at all. But no matter what kind of flaw, you save cash on this horn that honks just fine.
Don't Let the Name Fool You
Yes, this horn is small when you compare the size of the bell to our
Large Bulb Horn
. But the small horn is double the length of our bicycle-sized
Mini Bulb Horn
. So this "small" horn is relatively large by comparison - and quite impressive.
Small Brass Bulb Horn
This instrument is handcrafted yet budget-priced. It resembles vintage bulb horns your great-grandad might have seen on early motorcars tooling around town from 1900 to 1915. The horn measures 15-1/2 inches (39.37cm) in length and features a medium 3-3/4 inch (9.5 cm) diameter bell with removable
rubber squeeze bulb
. Mounting hardware
Great for Musical Washboards,
Vintage Cars, Clowns
Your classic bulb horn works great on any musical washboard, your vintage motor car cruising down the road, or on-stage entertaining the masses. And the horn packs a big punch too! One good squeeze on the bulb gets everyone's attention. Folks can hear it all the way down the block - or at your next gig sitting way back in the last row. Oh, and the light-weight design won't weigh you down either.
of the Bulb Horn
So where the heck did bulb horns come from anyway? It all goes back to the early 1800s in Britain when horseless steam carriages posed a public safety hazard to pedestrians. This resulted in a law requiring a man to walk ahead of the vehicle waving a red flag and blowing a horn. By the late 1800s self-propelled vehicles evolved into motor cars which now sported their own on-board warning bell, whistle or bulb horn. In 1908 the electric Klaxon "ah-oo-gah" horn was introduced on motor cars and became extremely popular, putting all other warning devices out of favor...and thus relegated our esteemed classic brass bulb horn to the annals of history.
Attractive Brass Finish
Made from real brass that achieves an attractive antique patina with age. Or keep finish shiny with any commercial brass polish.
How to Generate a Loud Honk
Squeeze rubber bulb quickly and firmly. The horn should generate a loud blast. (If you squeeze rubber bulb gently, the horn will make no sound at all.)
Figures are approximate (but pretty darn close)--
Classic Bugle Shape
Length: 15.5" (39.37cm)
Weight: 10.9 oz
Bell Diameter: 3-3/4" (9.52cm)
Bulb Diameter: 3-3/4" (10.2cm)
Brass Tube ID (Fitting): 5/8" (1.59cm) at 28 tpi (threads per inch)
Brass Tube OD: 11/16" (1.75cm)
Reed Type: Solid brass
Reed Mount: Tapered thread
Composition: Brass and rubber
Country of Origin: Pakistan
Bugle Shape: Traditional space saving design.
Time-proven Squeeze-bulb Technology: Produces substantial honk!
Low-cost Reproduction: Traditional design at a budget price.
Light-Weight: Easy to carry, won't wear you down.
Practical Construction: Built tough w/removable reed and bulb.
Traditional Design: Like you might find at a fine antique shop.
Brass Finish: Keeps shiny w/polish, or develops attractive antique patina.
Accessories or Related Products:
Brass Mouthpiece for Bulb Horn (large), Fits circular and most vintage vintage bulb horns
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