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Hearing Aid Batteries

Burgess No. XX30E Hearing Aid Battery

The Burgess No. XX30E  was a 45 volt  hearing aid "B" battery  made by the Burgess Battery Company of Freeport, Illinois. It was used in some vacuum tube hearing aids between 1938 and the mid 1940s.

It weighed 8.2 oz. (236 g), and measured 4" by 2˝" by 1" high (10.2 x 6.3 x 2.5 cm).

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Top view of the Burgess No. XX30E battery showing the 3-prong plug arrangement.



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Rear view of the Burgess XX30E hearing aid battery.


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Close up of the label on the back of the Burgess XX30E battery.

This battery was supposed to be used by Dec. 1947.




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