Super rare and very hard to find EMPIRE ROYAL GRENADIER 6000 matching pair of speakers from the 1960's. Empire Royal Grenadier 6000 Hexagonal column End Table Speakers with Original Portuguese Estremoz Round Marble Tops Grenadier Speaker System line. An Ultra - Rare Pair of early 1960's Empire Speakers (including the original Portuguese Vila Viçosa Estremoz Marble Round Tops plus Round Glass Tops!) Empire Speakers Model Grenadier 6000 Made in Long Island, New York, USA Beautiful furniture--grade cabinets in excellent original condition! Rich, warm, and full sounding accurate and clear sounding speakers!
These fine crafted speakers come with original Portuguese Vila Viçosa Estremoz Marble Round Tops plus Round Glass Tops! Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Empire Royal Grenadier Model 6000
Rated at 75 watts @ 8 ohms. Excellent bass from downward firing 12" woofer which has treated woven cloth surrounds so you don't have to worry about them ever rotting and needing to be replaced like foam surrounds! They were designed both for high quality sound and to fit in as furniture. • Beautiful furniture--grade cabinets in excellent original condition! • 3-way speakers with 12" woofers, 4" midranges, 1" tweeters • Height 24", Diameter 20" Weight 68 pounds each. Empire is a long established Long Island manufacturer of turntables and cartridges which also sold a series of speakers which were almost all designed not to look much like speakers, instead being columnar with marble tops and so on so that they could function and look like end tables or pedestal furniture! They have downward facing woofers which coupled them nicely to the floor boundary, and used high dispersion drivers for the upper end, coupled to acoustic lenses. The Grenadier 6000 beams bass tones over 360° and high frequencies over 140° thanks to a divergent acoustic lens. Hexagonal Column Cabinets / End Table Speakers. Medium Walnut wood finish. These fine crafted speakers come with original Portuguese Vila Viçosa Estremoz Marble Round Tops plus Round Glass Tops! Cloth & Aluminum Front Speaker Grills. 3 Way System Includes a 12" Woofer Facing Downwards at a Plastic Cone in the Base. The Cone and 6 Sound Ports Provide a 360 Degree Dispersion of Bass. 8 Ohm Input. 75 Watts Max. Music Power. High Frequency Control Switches. 3 Rear Air Ports. Speaker Dimensions: 24 " Tall, with the Original Portuguese Estremoz Round Marble Tops + Round Glass Tops! The Marble & Glass Top Diameters are 18". These speakers are pretty rare and were quite expensive when new! In the 1960's when new,the cost then was $400.00 - $800.00 range for a pair for these speakers. Each Speaker with Tops Weigh about 68 lbs. Both speakers are in excellent cosmetic & perfect functioning condition, ready to go! Come hear these 360 degree speakers,they sound and are in great condition! Empire 6000 speakers have a more balanced and natural sound with deep bass They have been fully tested, all speakers are working properly, and they really do sound great!!! They have a 12' down firing woofer which delivers 360 degrees of solid room filling strong tight bass! A 4" mid and 1" tweeter are front firing and have 140 degrees of dispersion via a pair of aluminium diffusers. Power handling is 75 watts at a 8 ohm load. Condition is quite good for 50 year old speakers! Speakers are in very good excellent condition! Woofers have treated cloth surrounds. The 3-way 75-watt speakers have a nice 12-inch woofer hidden in the base of the cabinet, pointed down at a dome-shaped plastic housing that forces the sound to radiate outward 360 degrees A mid-range driver and tweeter are mounted in a more traditional location, and are well-protected by highly detailed removable cast aluminum grille covers. The walnut veneer cabinets measure 24 inches tall. Both pairs are in great shape! 360 degree bottom fired vintage speakers which do sound amazing for their age! Including both the also excellent condition marble tops, no chips or scratches!