Leak "point one" sound pre-amplifier, 1956

1956 in London
H. J. Leak & Co. Limited
Leak point one' sound pre-amplifier, by H. J. Leak & Co

Creative Commons LicenseThis image is released under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Licence

Buy this image as a print 


License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library


Leak point one' sound pre-amplifier, by H. J. Leak & Co
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Leak "point one" sound pre-amplifier, by H. J. Leak & Co. Limited, London, England, 1956. Used for Collaro gramophone Hi Fi apparatus.

The Collaro Transcription Unit Model 4T 200 is a record player unit made by British manufacturer Collaro Limited in 1956. Founded in 1920 by Christopher Collaro in London, it moved to Barking, Essex in 1924. The company became well-known for one-piece spring motors for gramophones and later electric gramophone motors. After the war, they started producing record players and accessories under their brand. In 1960 the company was acquired by the American corporation Magnavox.

The Collaro Transcription Unit model 4T 200 was a four-speed magnetic turntable to be used with Hi-Fi apparatus. It had an enamel case and a rubberised mat.


Sound Reproduction
Object Number:
steel (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), chromium plated, plastic (unidentified) and electronic components
overall: 95 mm x 280 mm x 180 mm, 1.62kg