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Old 19th May 2016, 11:27 PM   #1
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Default Mystery speakers, prototype?

Does anyone know what these are? Who makes them? There is nothing stamped anywhere on them. The fronts are a fiberglass casing and they weigh over 150 lbs. each.
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Old 20th May 2016, 12:07 AM   #2
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How fun looking. ������

Looks like an attempt at making an ultimate party speaker. Open them up, you may find money or drugs stashed inside.

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Old 20th May 2016, 12:08 AM   #3
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They have taken liberties with driver placement.
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They look vaguely familiar, unfortunately I can't remember exactly where I saw them or who made them, and this was several decades ago. They weren't cheap either.
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Default they do look very familiar....

Allison come to mind instantly. Roy Allison played with some very unique geometries in some of his designs. Be nice if you pulled the drivers, tweeters, crossovers and check for any identifiers such as speaker codes etc.
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They have taken liberties with driver placement.

Not if you want to make sure the stripper pole AND the balcony above it have sound. Hahahaha
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The tweeters are a Philips model, ca 1980-1985-ish. Allison does come to mind for me as well, but I don't know what these are as a whole.

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But notice the attempt to appear as if designed for time alignment (mids backed up to woofers). I don't recall Allison ever getting into that stuff.
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Old 20th May 2016, 07:32 AM   #10
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I'm telling you guys, this was some Greatful Dead fan's ultimate party speakers.

Hope he got the girls.

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