This combination of VPI HW-19 MK III and Souther SLA-3 own by Clearaudio is just about the best you will fiend for Under $6000.00 range. The Turntable was upgraded with acrylic super arm-board, tall dust cover and the VPIs best platter. The condition of both the turntable and the tonearm are in excellent shape, all functions are working very well and the sound is just, oh I can not put the words, simply fantastic. Cartridge and audio cables are not included with this sale. I have the record the clamp and a copy instruction manuals for the turntable and the tonearm. I do not have the original packing boxes therefore the items are only for local pickup, I will not ship it. the items are located in Newton Massachusetts and I am flexible to drive up to 2 hours to meet for pickup.