Specimen, a small boutique audio company that creates custom made speakers, instruments and more, has now kicked off its Summer Sale. Over at the official site, a number of vintage-looking horn style speakers and amplifiers are available at deep disocunts. While certainly a pricey investment, even with the deal, these are gorgeous speaker systems that have been hand-made in Chicago since 1986.

One of our top picks from the lot is the Specimen 19-inch Hornlet audio speakers for $1,200 each with free shipping. There are multiple colors available from natural wood finishes to brighter colors like orange and and yellow. What started as a project for the Guggenheim Museum and  Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago can now be a piece of your home decor. They are entirely handmade from Baltic birch and a series of recycled, eco-friendly materials. More specs below.

Specimen 19-inch Hornet audio speaker features:

  • Dimensions: – 19″ tall overall – 9 1/4″ horn diameter – 5″ cube base – 6-1/2″ minimum shelf depth
  • Specifications:
  • Driver: Fostex FE83En 3″ full-range driver or Fountek 3″ full-range for musical instrument application (specs listed below are for Fostex driver)
  • Impedance: 8 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 1 W/1m 88 dB
  • Frequency Response: fs – 30kHz
  • Power handling: 7 watts

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