Snell Acoustics Type A Vintage Top-Of-The-Line, Oak Finish - SOLD
Snell Acoustics made great speakers right down the road from us, initially in Newburyport, and later in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Snell Acoustics were founded in 1976 by Peter Snell to develop a speaker that "disappeared" sonically; providing the listener with uncolored and pure music. Snell's approach combined excellent quality drivers sourced from Europe, and hand-built, hand-matched crossovers to ensure those drivers were performing at Peter's highest possible standards.
It is rumored that Peter Snell personally matched each pair of speakers to a "Reference" pair in his listening room, and I've met a few former employees who have corroborated that story. Incredible attention to detail, and at a time before computer simulation and analysis!
These Snell Type A were the top of the line offering from Snell in the early years of the company. With sequential/matched serial numbers (1985/1986) this pair of "A's" provide an exceptional sound stage with height and depth that is unmatched by nearly any other speaker - Then or now.
The speakers come assembled in two sections: the top section housing a tweeter, midrange, and the bulk of the hefty and complex crossover; and the bottom section home to a long-throw 10" mass-loaded paper cone woofer in a sealed enclosure.
These speakers have been serviced and tested, and include the original shipping cartons so they can be shipped! They are ready to last another 40+ years.
Demos are available at our Lawrence, MA showroom with COVID precautions in place.
$599 (plus applicable shipping and sales tax)