Spectone (UK)

reel to reel

tape recorder



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Spectone (UK) Reel To Reel Tape Recorders

Unit in Museum collection




United Kingdom


Model 151B

United Kingdon Spectone reel to reel tape recorder in the Reel2ReelTexas.com vintage recording collection



1958 Spectone tape recorder ad in the Reel2ReelTexas.com - Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording  vintage recording collection

  • Freq Response 30 -16,000
  • Signal to Noise 45 db
  • Speed 3.75, 7.5 and 15 ips
  • Motors 3
  • Reels 7 "
  • Timing accuracy .15%
  • Weight 50 lb
  • Price ?


Model 151B. Price 76 gus., including microphone

Acquired in Suffolk, England. Recorder reverses and runs well. Has tape of Winston Churchill radio documentary. More info

A reminder that the prices listed are what the item originally sold for in the year it was released.



See also Brenell and Ferrograph.  Other reel to reel tape recorders for sale in the UK during this period included:

Baird, Collero, Elizabethan, Daiwa, Fi-Cord, Geloso, Harting, Kurland, Magnafon, Minifon, Motek, Simon, Sonomag, Stuzzi, Tandberg, Telefunken, Verdik, Walter, Winston and Wyndsor

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