SOLD: Snell Acoustics Type A Vintage Top-Of-The-Line, Oak Finish

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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)