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I am just starting to attempt to put together a vintage system. I have a friend whose father in law passed and left him these 4 Cornwall speakers. I want to buy them, but I have several questions. What exact models are they, and what are they worth in the real world? I think there is a sequential serial number pair and then a mixed pair. Thanks for any help. post-58240-0-32380000-1395861082_thumb.jpost-58240-0-44340000-1395861095_thumb.jpost-58240-0-42900000-1395861104_thumb.jpost-58240-0-82020000-1395861113_thumb.jpost-58240-0-86660000-1395861123_thumb.jpost-58240-0-92060000-1395861138_thumb.j

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400-650ea depending on condition.

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I think the Cornwalls were manufactured in 1974 and 1981

m=1974

w=1981

Also, as I understand it, sequential numbered speakers are only important if you are concerned about matching veneer (or wood) patterns.

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welcome to the forum, eth2 is right in the above post BUT

serial numbers 5M-509/510/512 are from 1974 ( M )

serial number 29W-649 is from 1981

BUT the first picture you posted is from a Cornwall 2 with all the drivers mounted from the front which wasn't made until late 1985 and the serial number would start with 85 none of your 4 labels in the pictures starts with 85

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welcome to the forum, eth2 is right in the above post BUT

serial numbers 5M-509/510/512 are from 1974 ( M )

serial number 29W-649 is from 1981

BUT the first picture you posted is from a Cornwall 2 with all the drivers mounted from the front which wasn't made until late 1985 and the serial number would start with 85 none of your 4 labels in the pictures starts with 85

BUDMAN

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i could of added that the cornwall in the lower right picture of 4 has the grill upside down, but i have to draw the line somewhere

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Thanks to all for the info. I think there was a repair or a replacement of some sort on the one with the grill off. I can't wait to get these and then start to pick out equipment.

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Thanks to all for the info. I think there was a repair or a replacement of some sort on the one with the grill off. I can't wait to get these and then start to pick out equipment.

These speakers are a great start….congrats.

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Pull the grills, it looks as if you have three CW and one CWII.

I would sell the odd one and run the three as a LCR system.

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Guest David H
Pull the grills, it looks as if you have three CW and one CWII.

And flip the grill over on the bottom row on the right, it will sound a lot better.

Dave

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