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2 hours ago, Kimo said:

Oswald Mills.  Price is not published.  Somewhere north of 300K, I would guess.

 

https://oswaldsmillaudio.com/gallery

 

Never been there, but knew a guy who owned a pair (not those Kimo pictured) that he'd received in trade for lighting he'd installed in the mill. Located very close to where I used to live.


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Nice craftsmanship, debatable aesthetic virtues, poor technical design, exclusivity, massive price tag.

 

 


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5 minutes ago, semente said:

Nice craftsmanship, debatable aesthetic virtues, poor technical design, exclusivity, massive price tag.

 

 

 

I think the craftsmanship and exclusivity are what sells these speakers more than anything. Nothing wrong with that, it's just not my cup of tea. 


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Here's my friend who had the Oswalds Mill speakers in his workshop. They sounded nice.

 

https://daviddimperio.com

 

Edit: Perhaps a nice chandelier for Chez Style?

 

 

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1 hour ago, Jud said:

Here's my friend who had the Oswalds Mill speakers in his workshop. They sounded nice.

 

https://daviddimperio.com

 

Edit: Perhaps a nice chandelier for Chez Style?

 

 

Orchis.jpg

Nice works but I'm more of a Chihuly fan, if you have high enough ceilings

https://www.chihuly.com/work


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1 hour ago, fas42 said:

For that extra clear sound ...

 

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23 hours ago, Kimo said:

Oswald Mills.  Price is not published.  Somewhere north of 300K, I would guess.

Thanks. Never heard of them before. I did a quick Google and that model is called OMA Monarch, and costs £60,000. I didn't bother hunting down the centre stack too. Pricy stuff.

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23 hours ago, The Computer Audiophile said:

Tom Cruise is a big fan of the Oswald's Mill speakers. 

 

22 hours ago, Ralf11 said:

Scientology Speakers??

I'm sure he's an objectivist :D

 

16 hours ago, cjf said:

 

Vandersteen Audio (Pretty much all of them) but here is the Model 7

 

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Kind of Bauhaus version of Wilsons... 9_9


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                                                                          ―  William Shakespeare.

 

 

 

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On 1/6/2020 at 6:20 PM, Jud said:

Here's my friend who had the Oswalds Mill speakers in his workshop. They sounded nice.

 

https://daviddimperio.com

 

Edit: Perhaps a nice chandelier for Chez Style?

 

 

Orchis.jpg

 

I imagine I don't even live in the right neighborhood for OM speakers.  Probably not even the right City.  I am intrigued by the monitor, however, I doubt I could handle the sticker shock.  If I did buy them, I would want to make sure they were well lit.

 

Basically, I would need to design my house around my audio system.

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40 minutes ago, Kimo said:

If I did buy them, I would want to make sure they were well lit.

What's that saying?  Children should be seen but not heard.  Not that I subscribe to that...............................


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Well I have always lusted after Vandy 7's. They're absolutely my style - just not in my $$$ zone.

 

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1 hour ago, Kimo said:

 

Basically, I would need to design my house around my audio system.


You haven't??? 😀


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Newfies are great - never seen one in B & W before.

 

 

You don't need to design your entire house around the speakers - just one big room.

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