C1910 Vibrophone Hearing Aid

C1910 Vibrophone Hearing Aid


C1910 Vibrophone Hearing Aid


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Categories: Medicine, Therapeutic & Functional Aids


A Vibrophone hearing aid by Charles Valery, working in Paris. A 1913 advertisement for the device in a Portuguese journal describes it “as an invisible device that is placed in the ear canal. Thanks to its great power and precision deaf people hear and can follow a conversation. With its use buzzing and ear noise disappear completely.” The instruction that came with it indicate that the two-ended hammer can be used for ear massage by striking the device while in place.
















































































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M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: [email protected] or 718-541-5974