B&W (Bowers and Wilkins) Signature 800 Speakers - Super Rare Limited Edition

$14,999

One of the rarest B&W speakers ever made in a gorgeous Tiger's-Eye Maple Finish.  

The speakers are a pair of the super rare Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus 800 Signature Edition, with real British made leather from "Connolly Leather Limited" founded back in 1878.  They were also prominently featured as our System of the Week back in September of 2019.

Incredible bass response and smooth highs, and just as capable as the latest 800's from this legendary brand at a fraction of the cost. 

By far the most unique finish that we have seen... In near perfect condition with no signs of use or abuse. New factory tweeters and midrange drivers were professionally installed for flawless future operation.  

In perfect working condition, fully tested in our lab and in our listening room (for longer than usual!).

Together these speakers weigh several hundred pounds and will therefore ship on a securely built and packaged shipping pallet via professional freight courier.

Technical Features:
Nautilus tweeter
Nautilus head
Kevlar brand fibre cone FST midrange Matrix cabinet
Flowport

Description
3-way vented-box system

Drive units
1x ø25mm (1in) metal dome high-frequency
1x ø150mm (6in) woven Kevlar cone FST midrange
2x ø250mm (10in) paper/Kevlar cone bass

Frequency range
-6dB at 25Hz and 50kHz
-3dB at 32Hz and 42kHz

Frequency response
37Hz - 23kHz ±2dB on reference axis

Dispersion
Within 2dB of response on reference axis
Horizontal: over 60 degree arc
Vertical: over 10 degree arc

Sensitivity
91dB spl (2.83V, 1m)

Harmonic distortion
2nd and 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
<1.0% 45Hz - 20kHz
<0.5% 50Hz - 20kHz

Nominal impedance
8Ω (minimum 3.0Ω)

Crossover frequencies
350Hz and 4kHz

Power handling
50W – 1000W into 8Ω on unclipped programme

Max. recommended cable impedance
0.1Ω

Height x Width x Depth
1197mm (47.1 in) x 450mm (17.7 in) x 645mm (25.4 in)

Net Weight
125kg (275 lb)

Click here for a PDF copy of the Nautilus 800 Series Owner's Manual

Click here for a PDF copy of the Nautilus 800 Series InfoSheet

Please click here for detailed specifics regarding our specialized packing process that separates us from the rest.

Item

Included

Original Box

No

Manual

Online

Remote

N/A

Cables

No

Physical Condition

8

Working Condition

10

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