Ray Samuels Audio B-52---SOLD
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Up for sale is one of the three kings (SinglePower, Ray Samuels Audio, TTVJ) of dynamic amps, the B-52. These amps rarely come up for sale because they are just so good. However, I'm pretty much done with dynamic cans, having moved to AMTs and electrostatics. It comes with some Tung-Sol (EDIT--they may actually be Telefunken, I have to check my records) in the pre (pre-headphone, not pre-amp, which are stock) section and some RCA bronzeplates in the power section; all of these were NOS and were a few hundred dollars together.

Price is $3800. I've been offered more than that, but all of the deals fell through. I need to sell this to fund other purchases, so I'm asking about $200 less than I think it's worth. I will not go one cent lower than this, so please, no lowball offers.
 
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Up for sale is one of the three kings (SinglePower, Ray Samuels Audio, TTVJ) of dynamic amps, the B-52. These amps rarely come up for sale because they are just so good. However, I'm pretty much done with dynamic cans, having moved to AMTs and electrostatics. It comes with some Tung-Sol (EDIT--they may actually be Telefunken, I have to check my records) in the pre (pre-headphone, not pre-amp, which are stock) section and some RCA bronzeplates in the power section; all of these were NOS and were a few hundred dollars together.

If anyone is interested, let me know what price you'd be willing to pay. Please, no lowball bids, I know what this thing is worth
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Nov 15, 2008 at 11:32 AM Post #4 of 13

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Could you give a ballpark of what you're looking for? I mean we all know how much it is new; but apaches on here seem to sell for about 2/3 of their NIB price. Now maybe since B-52 come up more rarely you're figuring that you can recover a greater portion than that - plus the vagueness of the value of the tubes makes it sortof hard to gauge what you consider a lowball offer and whats reasonable.
 
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Please, no lowball bids, I know what this thing is worth. Serious buyers only, no window shoppers!


How about a price? We're not psychics here.
 
Nov 15, 2008 at 8:20 PM Post #6 of 13

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How about a price? We're not psychics here.


The highest offer so far has been $4,250, but it's highly tentative as it's based on the person being able to sell some equipment on Audiogon.
 
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The highest offer so far has been $4,250, but it's highly tentative as it's based on the person being able to sell some equipment on Audiogon.


Hi

Is it the silver or the black finish?
 
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Is it the silver or the black finish?


i'm almost positive it is black.

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Who is Troy Barlow?


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Vcoheda is right, it is black.

Who is Troy Barlow?
 
Nov 20, 2008 at 6:17 PM Post #11 of 13

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Added price to description.
 
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