Search A/V Classifieds

Our Features

See also

Find User

Recent Classifieds

User Galleries

Click here for more information
> Classifieds > > > NICE*** Allison Model Two Speakers

EXPIRED - FOR SALE or TRADE: NICE*** Allison Model Two Speakers

Item #649393103
Info: NICE*** Allison Model Two Speakers

Asking Price:
USD $750.00
Payment method: Cash, Paypal, Money Order
Ships to: United States
Condition: 8 - Very good (?)
Date Posted: Nov 16, 17 10:04pm (PST)
Edited: Nov 16, 17 10:04pm
About Seller: TheSwan
Palm Harbor, FL
United States
[other classified ads]
Product Brand: Allison Acoustics
Days in System:180
Avg. Views/Day:3.87

The feedback period is over for this ad, so feedback is no longer allowed. For details please read this FAQ entry.
Share |


Sponsored post - log in to remove this ad.

I have a VERY nice pair of all original Allison Model Two speakers. These are very well regarded in the audio community, and unlike most "rare" listings are actually quite difficult to find. These are definitely keepers. The only reason I would ever consider letting them go is if I found a pair of model One's in similar or better condition. Well, I have and I am looking for a new home that will appreciate and care for these important and highly collectible speakers. All four grills are complete, intact, and in good shape. The cabinets are exquisite oiled walnut, and all 12 drivers are in beautiful working order. 1 Tweeter has been replaced with an original part, and all 4 woofers have been re-foamed.

These were designed by Roy Allison who worked with Edgar Vilchur to establish Acoustic Research or AR as one of the leading and most innovative audio companies of all time. He was a pioneer in the field of room acoustics, in which a speaker is designed to perform its best in real home environments instead of an anechoic chamber test studio. The model One and its nearly identical sibling the model Two were the pinnacle of his work. His many achievements are terribly fascinating to us audio nerds, and a little research will be richly rewarded.

These speakers are designed to sit up against a wall for optimum performance. Not only is this the best placement for sound(opposite of most speakers), it has the added benefit of intruding on the space in your home the least, and leaves itself less vulnerable to accidents, children or pets. The unique triangle shaped cabinet has two front baffles each containing a proprietary in-house built nipple dome tweeter, dome mid-range, and 8" woofer for a total of 6 uniquely matched, built to spec drivers in each speaker. This allows the speaker to use your room acoustics to it's fullest potential, and eliminates the "sweet spot". Your whole room is now the sweet spot. Complex orchestral passages are simply enveloping. Rock and R&B have a very live presentation and sound more like an actual concert than directional designs. The cabinets, finished in beautiful oiled walnut are heirloom furniture grade and will be a stunning addition to any decor while maintaining a slender footprint. In the sadly mostly male world of audio nerds we call this an extremely high wife approval factor(waf).

They sound absolutely wonderful, and are available for audition to serious buyers. I am looking for a local cash sale, but will consider trades for other high end speakers, or tube gear. If you got this far, thanks for checking out my listing. I hope to hear from you.

This ad was originally posted on US Audio Mart US Audio Mart and the seller ships to the United States.

Similar items you might be interested in

# Caption Category Asking price Province Posted On Photo
1 FOR SALE: Vandersteen MODEL 2 Speakers W/Stand Floor Standing Speakers $800.00 ON Nov 08, 2018
2 FOR SALE: SAZBO MODEL 525 Speakers Bookshelf Speakers $100.00 ON Nov 07, 2018
3 FOR SALE: Bryston model T speakers in rosewood Floor Standing Speakers $4500.00 BC Nov 03, 2018 -
4 FOR SALE: Altec model 19 speakers Floor Standing Speakers $4000.00 AB Oct 31, 2018
5 FOR SALE: Dynaco MODEL A-150 Speakers Bookshelf Speakers $200.00 ON Oct 29, 2018
6 Premium User FOR SALE: Realistic Minimus 11 two ways Speakers (Silver) Bookshelf Speakers $125.00 QC Oct 29, 2018
7 FOR SALE: Iconic Model 704-8A speakers (Altec Lansing GPA 604-8H Series III) Floor Standing Speakers $3000.00 BC Oct 23, 2018
8 Dealer DEALER AD: Vandersteen Audio Model 2 Tower Speakers Pair. Grill Upgraded! Floor Standing Speakers $1199.00 ON Oct 16, 2018
9 FOR SALE: JBL model 4320 Studio Moniter speakers Speakers $1.00 ON Oct 14, 2018
10 FOR SALE: Paradigm floor model 9s speakers Floor Standing Speakers $250.00 ON Sep 26, 2018
11 FOR SALE: Mission Model 70MK11 Black Speakers Speakers $75.00 ON Sep 04, 2018
12 FOR SALE: Allison Acoustics Seven Speakers Floor Standing Speakers $175.00 MB Aug 31, 2018
13 FOR SALE: Altec lansing MODEL 95 Speakers Floor Standing Speakers $140.00 ON Aug 21, 2018
14 Dealer DEALER AD: Vintage Celestion Ditton 66 MkII Studio Monitor Speakers - RARE Mk2 Model Speakers $1699.00 ON Jul 16, 2018
15 Dealer DEALER AD: Tivoli Audio Model Two AM/FM Table Radio with Stereo Speaker, black finish Speakers $180.00 ON Jul 12, 2018
16 Premium User FOR SALE: Vintage Realistic Optimus 5 Speakers- Model 40-2002 Floor Standing Speakers $150.00 ON Jun 23, 2018
17 FOR SALE: Custom built "Vintage" TWO WAY Speakers, (ALNICO, Heathkit,Dynaco) Floor Standing Speakers $188.00 ON Jun 16, 2018
18 FOR SALE: Infinity large bookshelf speakers model RS-8b, 3 way design system Bookshelf Speakers $179.00 QC May 29, 2018

Canuck Audio Mart is FREE!

Forum Messages


Dealer News

Ad Stats

  • Last 48 hrs: 434
  • Active: 7777
  • Total: 660118

Replies Stats

  • Last 48 hrs: 931
  • Total: 1353247
    (since Nov 25th, 2004)