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Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
006029001
Description
Wooden box with two metal handles and inset front panel with painted decorative stripes; front panel has two toggle switches, four dials including a hearing loss dial and frequency dail each with display window, five jacks and a red light; pencil attached to handle by fabric; on back of device is a…
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Accession Number
006029001
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Tests
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Audiometry -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden box with two metal handles and inset front panel with painted decorative stripes; front panel has two toggle switches, four dials including a hearing loss dial and frequency dail each with display window, five jacks and a red light; pencil attached to handle by fabric; on back of device is a metal label with manufacturer information held in place by four metal screws; inset on back are a fuse, power plug and a plug terminal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in Collection.
Maker
Medical Acoustic Instrument Company (MAICO)
Site Made (City)
Minneapolis
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Date Remarks
Date based on internet document
Material
wood: brown
metal: black, grey
paint: yellow
Inscriptions
Painted on front panel: "MAICO // MEDICAL ACOUSTIC // INSTRUMENT CO. // MINNEAPOLIS MINN. // SERIAL NO. 4793"; painted on metal manufacturer label: "MAICO // HEARING AIDS AUDIOMETERS'; stamped on metal manufacturer label: "D5 . 110V . 25C . A.C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-G1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 45.7 cm x Width 25.9 cm x Depth 19.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood shows minor scuffing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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