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Vacuum Tube Hearing Aids: 1921-1953

Radioear Model 62 (Starlet) Vacuum Tube Hearing Aid

The Radioear Model 62 (Starlet) was a vacuum tube hearing aid manufactured by E. A. Myers & Sons of Pittsburg, PA in 1949.

The Model 62 had a gold anodized aluminum front and an aluminum back. It measured 3⅜" x 2¼" x ¾".

The volume control was on the top left corner.

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The lower part of the back swung away on a hinge to get at the battery compartment. The Model 62 used a No. 1015E  1½ volt "A" battery (bottom) and a No. 412E  22½ volt "B" battery (red—center).


 

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The Radioear Model 62 in its original case.


 

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