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Hearing Aid Batteries

Eveready 1052-P Hearing Aid "A" Battery

This is an Eveready 1½ volt hearing aid "A" battery used mainly in the vacuum tube hearing aids of the 1940s

The 1052-P battery weighed 3½ oz., and measured 3¾" in height and 1" in diameter.

 

 

 

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Although the same model, this newer version of the 1052-P battery has a slightly different appearance.


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The Eveready 1052-P "A" battery was often paired up with the Eveready
455-P "B" battery in the vacuum tube hearing aids.

 

 

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According to this ad that appeared in the Saturday Evening Post, January 22, 1949, the Eveready 1052-P battery cost 27 cents.

This ad shows the Eveready 1052-P 1½ volt "A" battery (right) paired with the Eveready 455-P 45 volt "B" battery (left). As you can see, the "B" battery was more than 7 times as expensive as the "A" battery, but it also lasted longer.


 

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