Gavia Mk II

Galibier Design - Gavia III

Gavia-II (single arm option)

The Gavia-II is the Stelvio’s baby brother, but there’s nothing “baby” about this turntable.

It shares the following identical key components with the Stelvio II:

  • the drive system
  • the bearing
  • the arm arm wings and armboards
  • the front "headshell" pillar

The Gavia II differs from the Stelvio II in the following ways:

Galibier Design - Gavia-II

Polished Finish

Platter:  the Gavia platter (32 Lbs.) and the Stelvio platter (44.5 Lbs.) are identical in construction, and differ in only one way.  The Stelvio platter has a 14 pound central layer of brass, where as this layer in the Gavia is PVC.

Base:  The Gavia base is solid aluminum, while the Stelvio has a complex matrix of damping chambers.

Single Arm Standard:  the Gavia is sold with a single arm mount.  A second arm wing and armboard is optional.

Finish: the Gavia is matte finish anodized aluminum (previous iterations were polished aluminum) and the Stelvio is custom painted.

Born in the U.S.A.

Your Gavia is fabricated right here in Colorado, where we monitor every step of the manufacturing process.

More information: 

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  • $16,250 - single arm version
  • $17,995 - dual arm version


  • Three free Wind River cables of any type.
  • Alternatively, if you've previously purchased up to three of our cables (any type), we'll apply their purchase price to your Gavia.
  • Additional armboards: $725
  • Package pricing available (for tonearm + cartridge)

Adjustments due to COVID:

Please refer to our  COVID statement for current updates on travel and customer interaction.

  • In-home setup has been suspended until further notice.  We've reduced the Gavia price accordingly.
  • Setup is now an à la carte item.
  • At such point that we resume traveling to clients' sites, we'll bill you only for travel expenses.
  • Since our shop is closed to the public, we've further reduced the Gavia price above by $500 to reflect the travel/audition rebate we were previously offering.

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