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Hearing Aid Batteries

Eveready Type W1323 Hearing Aid "B" Battery

The Eveready Type W1323 "B" battery was made in Great Britain for table-top vacuum tube hearing aids of the mid-1930s.

It was a heavy beast and weighed 1 lb 3 oz. It measured 4⅛" x 3⅛" x 1⅞".

It also had rather unusual brass strips for terminals.

 

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The Eveready W1323 battery was tapped to produce 1˝, 3 and 52˝ volts.

The 52˝ volt terminal brass terminal strip is at the bottom left. The three terminal strips at the top right are for 3 volts (left), 1˝ volts (center) and ground terminal (right).


 

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Corner view of the Eveready W1323 battery showing is type  "W1323" and price 5/9. Thus back in the 1930s it cost 5 shillings, 9 pence.

 

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The "Ever Ready" battery was made in Great Britain and was labeled "Britain's Best Batteries".

This battery was used in the Amplivox "Radovox" vacuum tube hearing aids of the late 1930s.

 


 

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