A pair of large Hanimex PA-3000 headphones circa 1980s. These headphones are made from injection moulded polypropylene with a black extruded PVC headband and ear cushions. The lead is coiled allowing for it to be stretched. These headphones were commonly used in language schools as part of a set of eight with a listening station (PA1900). Students would listen to a recording together in a group whilst following the accompanying text. Hanimex was founded after WWII to import European cameras to Australia, it was founded by Jack Hannes, the company's name was an abbreviation for Hannes Import Export.