In the esoteric world of turntables, it sometimes seems that the most complicated assemblies are the most valued. That was certainly the case, for instance, with the "Transrotor Artus"--a $150,000, 485-pound beast.
Few have approached that in either price or gross tonnage, but a vintage "Gale GT2101" now being auctioned on eBay is no slouch either as far as moving parts are concerned. This 1975 model looks more like a finely tuned laboratory instrument than a vinyl spinner, not unlike some retro-style tube devices we've seen recently.
No matter how well this turntable … Read more