Italian Ear Silver Tube – Hearing Aid

Italian Ear Silver Tube – Hearing Aid


Category: Therapeutic & Functional Aids


A rare Italian solid silver hearing aid.

It dates to the late 1800’s/early 1900’s and have an attractive art deco design.

The tubes fit into the ear canal, and the larger hollow sections sit in the the outer ear.

It’s marked with a “D”, stands for “Destra” (=right), so it was for the right ear. Most likely it’s one of a pair.

In perfect condition

(in the picture a reference for this set from the book about antique hearing aids/ ear trumpets by Elizabeth Bennion)

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Nautilus Antiques

Nautilus Antiques

Established in 2005 in Italy, Nautilus tries to be a modern wunderkammer, where antique science and natural history meet, inspiring wonder. I mainly love antique scientific and medical instruments, but my interest extends to unusual or rare technologies and natural history.
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