Welcome to the dark side. This is by far the finest, most stunning TD-124 that we've auditioned. It's been painstakingly rebuilt and upgraded into a masterpiece of audio art. The details are everything on this table. From gloss black top plate, to the stunning brazilwood headshell, to the rebuilt and rewired ESL 2000 tonearm sporting a Shure V15-vp cartridge, this is a TD-124 the likes of which you will not likely see again.

PRODUCTION 1959 CONDITION 10/10 ORIG. MSRP

DM 440 (1957)
$99.95 (1961)

RESTORATION
  • Tonearm rebuilt & rewired
  • Added Swiss-made brazilwood headshell
  • Fully rebuilt original motor
  • Replaced all internal wiring
  • New high-end idler wheel
  • New stroboscope mirror
  • All moving parts cleaned and lubricated
  • Chassis professionally painted in gloss black automotive finish
  • Mounted on custom walnut plinth
SPECS

Speeds 4-speed variable speed (+-3%)

Platter 12", 11.5lbs table with separate non-magnetic aluminium shell cover

Drive precision built motor with extra compliant belt plus idler isolates motor vibration

Power 100/250V, 50/60Hz

Wow / flutter / rumble exceeds NAB specifications

Armboard replaceable tonearm mounting board for 12" and 16" arms

Tonearm ESL 2000

Headshell Swiss-made brazilwood

Cartridge Shure V15-vp

Dimensions 16"W x 14"D x 6.5"H (with plinth)

Weight 33.5 lbs

THE HISTORY OF THORENS
Thorens is the oldest name in entertainment electronics, founded in 1883 by Hermann Thorens in Sainte-Croix, Switzerland. An initial producer of musical boxes and clock movements, they started producing Edison-type phonographs in 1903. In 1928, Thorens produced their first electric motor-drive record player, and went ...
LINER NOTES

"The TD 124 has long been recognized as the Rolls-Royce of transcription motors. It is as solidly made as our Garrard 301 and 401, but has one or two special features of merit. The Garrard takes its drive from a stepped pulley on the motor via a rubber-tyred idler to the turntable. The Thorens interposes a light flat rubber belt between the motor and the separate stepped pulley which drives the idler. This stepped pulley is solid with the main frame, and so prevents any motor vibration , whatever its direction, from reaching the turntable via the drive."
-R.L. West, HiFi News, July 1966

STOCK NO. 7594980475101

Listed6 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
Brand
Model
  • td124
Finish
  • Custom Black
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Aural HiFi // Mid-Century Audio

DENVER, CO, United States
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