Fidelity Model R-3 "Regina" Transistor (Body) Hearing Aid
The Fidelity Model R3 body style transistor hearing aid was manufactured by
Viennatone in Austria and distributed in North America under the trade
name of "Fidelity" by Fidelity
Electronics Ltd of Miami, Florida.
The Model R3 was was a 3-transistor model and contained a t-coil. It
was made in 1962
Controls include a volume control on the top left corner and a
3-position lever on the top right corner. This switch is labeled "O"
(off), "M" microphone, and "T" (t-coil). On the
right side there is a
two-position tone lever labeled "H" (high) and "L" (low) tone.
The case has a chrome front and back with a thick ivory plastic band
running around its edges. This hearing aid is 2½" x 1¾" x ¾" thick.