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Collection RML (unaccessioned) General
Date circa early 1900's
Description Very early type of hearing aid. Two batteries, a receiver and a speaking piece attached with cord - all in a sturdy box.
Label inside box reads "A. E. Slade representing The Mears Ear-Phone Co. Bernard's B'dgs, 387 George St, Sydney."
Ear piece has "The Mears Earphone, Mears Earphone Co Inc New York" imprinted around circumference.
Object ID RML0.800.0728
Object Name Earphone
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014