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Behind the Ear (BTE) Transistor Hearing Aids

Beltone "Overture" Behind-the-Ear Hearing Aid

The Beltone "Overture" behind-the-ear hearing aid was produced by the Beltone Electronics Corp. of Chicago, IL in 1970. It was a 3-transistor model.

The words "Beltone" and "Overture" are molded into the side of the case near the top.

The forward-facing microphone opening is in the clear plastic above the ear hook.

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The Beltone "Overture" showing the battery door, which swung upwards from the bottom. This hearing aid used a No.13 battery.

The volume control wheel was an the bottom to the right of the battery door.

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View of the Beltone "Overture" showing its size.



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