Incredibly-designed record players of yore


Above, Hartmut Esslinger's incredible Wega Stereo Concept 51 (1978), from the Museum of Modern Art's exhibition "Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye" opening this weekend.

Below, Dieter Rams's Portable Transistor Radio and Phonograph (model TP 1) from 1959. More fantastic specimens in this MoMA post "What's on your turntable?"