There is a pair of Klipschorns at the Salvation Army in Annandale, on Little River Turnpike, just west of 395. I am not terribly well versed on these, but from some cursory looking at pics on the web, they seem to be of a relatively recent vintage. They look to be in very nice shape. A little water damage to the finish on the top of one, which also is missing the badge.
Here is the story. I was there on Tuesday when they wheeled them in and they had $1,799 on them. I simply do not have the kind of room that they will work in, so, much as I was interested, I left them there. I was in there this morning and apparently there were no takers at the asking price, so the manager decided that he would bundle them into a home theater system?!? They are bundled with a little flat screen TV and some mid-fi components that all together might be worth $500 on a good day, and he has it priced at $4,000. Unless they find a real sucker, they're not going anywhere soon at that price. I didn't push the issue, but the manager doesn't seem too unreasonable. If someone were to walk in and show him $1,500 cash (maybe even less) for the speakers, I have a hard time thinking that he would let you walk out the door.
They have them hooked up, but I didn't have the time to listen to them carefully. They seem to be working OK as far as I could tell. If you are looking for a pair, and not too far away, it might be worth a look-see. Obviously, I have no financial connection with this. I would just rather see them go to someone who knows how to use them and appreciates them.
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Topic - Heads up to anyone looking for Klipschorns in the D.C. area - vinyl phanatic 10:05:13 07/06/12 (0)