Ortofon - Fonofilm A-25

early fifties mono MC cartridge in mint condition

For sale an absolute rarity, an early fifties original Ortofon - Fonofilm A-25 red dot mono MC cartridge in mint condition and coming from the former Philips ELA (Electro Acoustics) main industry group in Eindhoven - The Netherlands. This beautiful cartridge with EMT/Neumann tonearm connector and spherical 25um diamond tip for mono microgroove (45 & 33 rpm) records is hardly used so with very low operational hours and has been recently (February 2022) completely checked and serviced by a professional MC cartridge specialist in Germany which only exchanged/renewed the age related rubber suspension. The Ortofon - Fonofilm A-25 cartridge is in mint - and new looking condition, perfectly working, sounding great and comes with its original box.

Background and history



Ortofon - Fonofilm A-25 mono MC cartridge in mint condition incl. original box: € 1.950,--


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Selling price is excluding Dutch VAT (21%) and packing/shipping costs, delivery worldwide by UPS.


Price for shipping by UPS road/aircargo door to door service depending of final destination and insurance.


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