View Full Version : Small world

September 6, 2014, 02:03 AM
I recently decided to sell my Tannoy a Memory GRF I've had sitting unused for a while . They sold quickly and to a local buyer in New Jersey . I took the ride to deliver them and carried them in and sat them in there new home . Being an audio guy you always notice the gear in the home and I happen to notice VPI turntable , then another VPI table , them another and another . As I ventured into another room sure enough another handful of tables . Then it hit me . The buyer was Harvey Westfield founder of VPI ... Then I noticed a beautiful table sitting all alone in a room I had never seen before . Very well built floating arms ,stand alone power regeneration . Obviously I had to ask . After a few tracks I learned it was next years top of the line model .. So and I quote " keep you pile of 100's you are giving me for the speakers and let me know when the table is ready to ship" !!!! I want serial number 1

September 6, 2014, 02:52 AM

September 6, 2014, 03:40 AM
Jim, great story. That'd be one of the highlights of /14 for you?

September 6, 2014, 05:58 AM
Bonus ...he truly was a great guy !

September 6, 2014, 06:21 AM
Great story, AVJim!

September 6, 2014, 07:45 AM
Oh man, wait until Paul reads this.....

September 6, 2014, 06:06 PM
Oh man, wait until Paul reads this.....

Poor bugger, all this time & he's been using the wrong turntable.... :D

September 6, 2014, 08:38 PM
Maybe in RMAF?
Yes !!!