Zenith "Crusader" Transistor (Body) Hearing Aid
The Zenith "Crusader" Transistor Hearing Aid was manufactured by the
Hearing Aid Division of the Zenith Radio Corp. beginning in September, 1955. It was an
The Zenith "Crusader" was modified twice—first in August, 1958 [Mod
I], and again in December 1958 [Mod II] (see next 2 pages).
The Zenith "Crusader" measured 2" x 1⅜" x ⅝" thick, and weighed
1˝ oz. with battery. The case was
gold-colored anodized aluminum.
The vertical rectangular microphone grill was in the front center of
the case with the Zenith crest in the center.
The original "Crusader" had the word "ZENITH" centered across the
bottom (as shown).