Hearing Aid


The Acousticon Model 26 is a single microphone carbon bearing hearing aid made by the Dictograph Products Inc., in New York City, in the mid-1930s. It has a bone conduction head piece with band, battery connection, and amplifier. This example, Serial No. 7292, was donated to the Smithsonian in 1939.

Maker: Dictograph Products Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Dictograph Products Company, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-04760Catalog Number: M-04760Accession Number: 151789

Object Name: hearing aidsOther Terms: Medicine

Measurements: overall: 4 in x 4 in; 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-895e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_726568

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