Trumpet style hearing aid

Side view of an ear trumpet showing the funnel shaped opening. Side view of an ear trumpet showing the ear piece. Side view of an ear trumpet showing the right angled bend. Side view of an ear trumpet showing the right angled bend.
Side view of an ear trumpet showing the funnel shaped opening. Side view of an ear trumpet showing the ear piece. Side view of an ear trumpet showing the right angled bend. Side view of an ear trumpet showing the right angled bend.
Details
Object number
PHSL : 348
Country
Date
1930 - 1939 (circa)

Description

An ear trumpet-style hearing aid with a simple tube-shaped body bent 90 degrees and funnel ends, made of thermoformed cellulose nitrate with a tortoiseshell colouring, circa 1930s. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
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Dimensions
Length
165mm
Diameter
75mm
Method
Colour