Hearing Aid


The Radionic, Zenith’s first wearable hearing aid, was introduced in October 1942. An inscription on the back of this example reads “ZENITH RADIO CORP. / U.S.A. / MODEL A2A / SERIAL NO. / HA 006176.”

Maker: Zenith Radio Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0143.14Catalog Number: 1991.0143.14Accession Number: 1991.0143

Object Name: Hearing AidOther Terms: Hearing Aid; Prosthesis; Electric

Physical Description: plastic, bakelite (overall material)metal (overall material)rubber (overall material)plastic (overall material)black (overall color)Measurements: overall: 2.2 cm x 13.5 cm x 7 cm; 7/8 in x 5 5/16 in x 2 3/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-31f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1073884

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