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Topic # 239520 21-Jul-2018 19:12
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Hi there.

I was just wondering what people might think is an acceptable price for a second hand 5.1 set of wharfedale diamonds.
9.5
9.0
9cs
Sw150

I'm pretty out of touch.
Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks

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  Reply # 2060124 21-Jul-2018 19:13
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$250-500.

 

I have a set. Bought in 2006. Still works! 


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  Reply # 2060137 21-Jul-2018 19:51
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I've seen them chase up past 500 comfortably on Trademe, I'd say try your luck there.


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  Reply # 2060138 21-Jul-2018 19:52
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Batman:

 

$250-500.

 

I have a set. Bought in 2006. Still works! 

 

 

 

 

I would think your dreamin' / mad bargain to get all 6 speakers for $250 ie. Fronts / Rears / Centre / Powered Sub - given a set of 9.5 fronts would collect $300ish on TMe. 

 

I'll buy your set for $250 if you like : )

 

 

 

To the OP - I think they RRP at around $2k - but could be got for more like $1,500 - so IMO $700 for all 6 would be an OK deal - esp seeing as the current inferior Crystal series retails for $1,200 and without the powered sub.

 

 


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  Reply # 2060139 21-Jul-2018 19:55
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These were one of those items that would always be on sale at some stage.   You'd have been mad to buy these at full price back in the day, as they'd be on sale again next week.

 

 

 

The crystals were relatively rubbish, the 9.5 were quite nice, but the 9.6's were amazing.  As above, this was all 10 years ago now.




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  Reply # 2060162 21-Jul-2018 21:30
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Thanks for the replies. Helps a lot. Seen a set for 750, but thought 500 might be ok.
Cheers

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  Reply # 2060360 22-Jul-2018 11:43
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Retailers would occasionally sell Diamond 10.6 packs for not much over $1200...

 

So as the 9's have been obsolete for a long time now, I'd be thinking it would be a lot closer to $500 than $750.

 

The subwoofer has had some issues re: electronics from time to time, so if you could buy a 5.0 and find another brand of sub you'd probably be better off in the long run.


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  Reply # 2060657 22-Jul-2018 20:21
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driller2000:

 

Batman:

 

$250-500.

 

I have a set. Bought in 2006. Still works! 

 

 

 

 

I would think your dreamin' / mad bargain to get all 6 speakers for $250 ie. Fronts / Rears / Centre / Powered Sub - given a set of 9.5 fronts would collect $300ish on TMe. 

 

I'll buy your set for $250 if you like : )

 

 

 

To the OP - I think they RRP at around $2k - but could be got for more like $1,500 - so IMO $700 for all 6 would be an OK deal - esp seeing as the current inferior Crystal series retails for $1,200 and without the powered sub.

 

 

 

 

Sorry not selling.


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