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Collaro Ltd.; Barking, Essex.

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Name: Collaro Ltd.; Barking, Essex.    (GB)  
Abbreviation: collaro
Products: Model types Others

Collaro Limited
Works & Offices: 23 Garway Road, London W2 (1924)
Culmore Works, Culmore Road, Peckham, London SE15 (1926)
Ripple Works, By-Pass Road, Barking, Essex (1948)

Makers of record changers, gramophone units, pickups, electric motors and reel-to-reel tape decks. 

Founded: 1920
Closed: 1962

Founded in 1920 by Christopher Collaro (1895 - 1986).

The company moved to Culmore Works in 1926, then in 1948 to Barking, Essex.

Acquired by Magnavox (USA) in 1960, merged with the British subsidiary Magnavox Electronics in 1962.

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  60 Tape Transcriptor Mark IV (4)   Chassis version of a three speed, two head, twin track open reel recorder. 
GB  56 Automatic Record Changer RC-54 Mark II (2) [from serial 300,001]   Three speed auto-changer chassis for 7", 10" or 12 " records. Units manu... 
GB  50 RC500   Automatic Record Changer for 10" or 12" 78rpm Records, several pick-up systems k... 
GB  58 Tape Transcriptor Mark III   Reel to reel recorder, 1/4 inch tape, three speeds(15ips; 7,5ips; 3,75... 
GB  60 Record Changer RC457   Collaro R.C.457 High Fidelity Record Changer; 4 speed, chassis only. 
GB  59 TSC-840 [USA]   The Collaro Model TSC-840 is an AC operated Record Changer. Distributed in USA by: Ro... 
GB  59 TC-99 [USA]   The Collaro Model TC-99 is an AC operated Record Changer. Distributed in USA by: Rock... 
GB  60 Record Player   Callaro Record Player. Mounted in a cabinet manufactured by the Swiss company Multanova... 
GB  58 TC-340-E "Conquest" [Revised]   The Collaro Model TC-340-E "Conquest" is an AC operated 4 speed record changer.Distributed... 
GB  46 Microgram EF39  Erster portabler Plattenspieler der Firma Collaro, magnetisches Abtastsystem, 78 Upm singl... 
GB  50 Electric Gramophone Unit AC 505 Centre Drive   Collaro AC 505 Centre Drive Electric Gramophone Unit; 
GB  60 Studio EF86  2 pistes, vitesses 4.75, 9.5, 19cm/s, diamètre des bobines 18cm, 3 moteurs. 


Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

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