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Vintage Brass Taxi Horn

SKU: MI102

$88.00

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Brand: Vintage World Australia

Product Name: Taxi Horn

Model #: MI 102

Materials: Brass & rubber

Key Attributes: Hand Crafted, Decorative, Polished Brass Finish

Uses: Home Decor, Gift, Souvenir, Collectable, History, Art and Craft.

Product Dimensions: 150 DIA x 410L mm

Product Weight: 350 gm

Shipped From: Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

Shipping Provider: Australia Post & All Major Courier services

Additional Delivery Information: Estimate Delivery 2 – 5 Business Days, Express Shipping Available, Please Call 0421960234

Returns: Easy Return & Exchange – 14 Days from Date of Purchase (Please view full details under return & refund policy on Home page)

Disclaimer: All of our items are reproductions, handmade (HANDCRAFTED) by master artisans who employ techniques (TOOLS) and traditions that are often centuries old. Some natural blemishes or imperfections are to be expected. These are not product flaws. Instead, they are precisely what make these pieces so extraordinary and beautiful.

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Description

A horn is a sound-making device that can be equipped to motor vehicles,buses, bicycles and other types of vehicles. The taxi horn is one of the simplest brass instruments having no valves or other pitch-altering devices. The sound made usually resembles a “honk”. The vehicle operator uses the horn to warn others of the vehicle’s approach or presence, or to call attention to some hazard. Motor vehicles, ships and trains are required by law in some countries to have horns. Like trams, trolley cars and streetcars, bicycles are also legally required to have an audible warning device in many areas, but not universally, and not always a horn. In 1899, France became the first country with laws requiring cars to come equipped with horns.

You won’t need to toot your own horn once you own this vintage style, eye-catching beauty. The bulb taxi horn is made from lustrous brass and comes with the old-time black bulb.  The Taxi Horn is a nostalgic re-imagining of those used for a brief window in the early history of automobiles. The iconic bulb horn has been played by orchestras since the 1940’s.

This whimsical item is perfect for adding a new dimension to your musical practice, calling in the kids or attaching to a bike to get pesky pedestrians out of the way the way.

Uncommon, Unique and Priceless gift for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and Christmas.

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SKU: MI102