Cartridge for Empire 698 turntable

I just acquired an Empire 698 turntable in great condition. Would appreciate suggestions as to the cartridge that would best fit this table. Please keep it under $500. Thank you in advance.

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Ortofon 2M red will outperform NOS Empire cartridge with ease.
Hah you might not know that there's a detachable plastic portion of headshell on the original arm. Once you detach you can mount ANY cartridge. Hope your doubts and illiteracy are cleared.