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Khorns 1966 typically use the Type A crossover but the picture clearly says 1R.  I'm not sure what that is.  Could someone check the pics and see if the bass bin construction (rear) is OEM?  It looks newer, rebuilt to me and still has some lumber yard stampings on it.

 

Khorns from the 1960's (before the Type AA's came out in 1972)  average $1914. Seller's price of $2500 is high IMO.

 

That being said I have a confirmed sale at that price point.  The last four sales are $1695, 1200, 2500 and 2000.

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That construction looks suspect to me... I wouldn't buy them.

 

I see gaps in the plys,  knots in the wood and shop quality stamping.

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I agree. I’m not an expert but I agree that the bass bin looks rebuilt. Also I think the parts should all be deeply stamped with sn and I don’t see any of that.

My 68’s came with type A crossovers. Not sure when a 1R was used.

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Thanks @Schu and @codewritinfool, both of you have a better eye than I do.

 

Assuming they've got new plywood, how would one value that?  On the one hand the Khorns would get knocked down if they were factory but the wood was in poor shape.  OTOH if they have new plywood they would be devalued due to speakers which were repaired, possibly with poor wood.

 

I have enough samples I track Khorns w/Type AA XO's (1972-82) in Avg/Poor shape.  Those average about $1500.  Assuming some of those numbers relate to the older Khorns with poorly rebuilt bass bins, would you knock off another $300?  Value those around $1200?  That price would be consistent with other sales I've tracked.

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Nice to hear from you man . since Florida..,.

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This is the really concerning photo:

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That stamping on the plywood, the pencil lines, the weird reworked woofer door (terminals gone and putty added), no stamped numbers.  I dunno....

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No tailboard = homebuilt.

the 1r crossover petered out sometime in 66-67. My one friend’s 67 has AAs.

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34 minutes ago, codewritinfool said:

This is the really concerning photo:

I agree and what about the tail piece.

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