MMG's collectible?

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Merckx1

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MMG's collectible?
« on: 9 Aug 2020, 03:02 am »
Just saw a used pair go for $800 on eBay with 46 bids! Hmmm,... New Maggies might be closer than I thought!

Saturn94

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #1 on: 9 Aug 2020, 03:22 am »
I don’t understand why someone would pay that for MMGs .   :scratch:

Merckx1

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #2 on: 9 Aug 2020, 03:44 am »
See, by saying that you run the risk of offending MMG lovers like myself. Regardless, even at 800 clams, it’s likely still the most amp friendly planar speaker for the price, right?

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #3 on: 9 Aug 2020, 03:51 am »
Were they stock MMGs?

Merckx1

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #4 on: 9 Aug 2020, 05:15 am »
They were. 16ga speaker cables with banana plugs and a lint roller included. Nice touch.

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #5 on: 9 Aug 2020, 12:00 pm »
eBay is notorious for overbidding, there are people who will pay anything for something they want.
You only need two morons to drive the price sky high.  Years ago I paid $350 for a pristine set of oak side panel, off white fabric MMGs, $800 now with the LRS available new for less is insanity.

Merckx1

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #6 on: 9 Aug 2020, 12:29 pm »
So far only Saturn has weighed in on the collectibility question. I’m just wondering. Will the discontinued MMG become sought after by folks wanting to try planar speakers but not a gateway to high end?

SteveFord

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #7 on: 12 Aug 2020, 12:12 am »
I would say not.
They had them in production for quite a long stretch and they sold pretty briskly.

That makes me wonder are ANY Magnepan speakers collectible?
I know the Tympani series has their followers.

RDavidson

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #8 on: 12 Aug 2020, 04:22 am »
Classic, yes.
Collectible, no.

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Re: MMG's collectible?
« Reply #9 on: 13 Aug 2020, 04:32 pm »
Classic, yes.
Collectible, no.

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