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WESTLAKE AUDIO SM-1VF Home Speakers (Retail $260,000)

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Floor Standing


Wood ( Dark )


Westlake Audio




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Current retail price $260,000 USD
Buy this pair for only $145,000
(with FREE shipping anywhere in the world to your International Airport).

HigherFi is the largest seller of ultra high end audio in the world, and we are pleased to offer this mint condition, preowned pair of Westlake Audio SM-1 VF speakers, the top of their line ultimate audio transducers made famous by the world's biggest and best recording studios. Recently voted the #1 Speaker in the world - The Speaker System Of The Year by 21HiFi.com in Japan, this speaker is legendary for its powerful yet natural delivery of music. It is so accurate it is trusted by most of the world's top recording engineers and producers as being a reliable and trustworthy source by which to judge music.

We know high-end audio better than anyone and as the worlds largest seller of high end audio products online we regularly sell and ship $50,000 - $200,000 speakers all over the world and we have the references to prove it. If you are looking for the ultimate in audio, cost no object, speaker system, then you owe it to yourself to consider this model of the Westlake speakers. Serial number on this pair is #105 and #106. If you want a pair of these speakers you would have to pay over $100,000 (+ sales tax) more than our asking price AND wait a year or longer for them to be built for you as each pair is built to order. These speakers are in our own showroom, just one of several ultra high end speakers we own personally. After all we don't just sell this equipment, we personally own it also so you can buy with confidence knowing you are buying from someone who loves music as much as you do. These speakers come in custom heat-treated wood crates so they can be shipped worldwide.


The flagship of the Westlake Audio speaker line the Tower SM-1 is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on anyone it meets. These mammoth towers measure in at a height of 6 ' and a weight of 950 lbs each! The five way system is comprised of dual 18" woofers, a 12 midbass, a 2" horn loaded compression midrange, a 1" horn loaded compression tweeter and 1/2" compression super tweeter. Mere adjectives cannot due justice to the aural experience these speakers are capable of producing, suffice to say that most listeners' reaction to this system is one of sheer amazement and sonic nirvana. Power options available through passive and active crossover combinations allow for bi, quad and penta-amp configurations. Quite simply, high-end audio performance doesn't get any better than the SM-1

Woofer 2 x 18"
Midrange 1 x 12" (Cone/Mid-Bass) & 1 x 2" (Horn)
Tweeter 1 x 1" (Horn) & 1 x 1/2" (Super Tweeter)
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Power IEC Short/Long 400W / 1200W
Sensitivity @ 1m/2.83V 101dB
Crossover Frequency 200Hz / 800Hz / 3.2kHz / 10kHz
Impedance Nominal/Minimum 4/2
Dimensions: H x W x D (ins.) 75 x 40 x 29.5
Dimensions: H x W x D (cms.)  190.5 x 101.3 x 75
Weight: Lbs. / Kg.  975 lbs. / 442 kgs.
Finish North American Satin Walnut Veneer
Retail price $250,000 (without crossover)

Non-Refundable deposit payment of $5,000 due within 3 days of close of auction via PayPal. Balance due within 10 days via other mutually accepted method of payment or if picked up. Shipping costs worldwide are included in the price. International buyers welcome as we are very experienced in shipping speakers worldwide. These speakers are A-stock product, fully tested and in top working condition but all sales are final, no returns. We will assist you with the set-up and operation of these speakers anytime during and after the sale via phone and email at no cost. Please contact us prior to close of auction if you have any questions we can answer or clarify for you.

We have great user ratings and many satisfied customers worldwide so you can buy with confidence.
We specialize in selling the worlds ultimate audio equipment all over the world.

Here is what some of our past customers had to say about us:

Having been an audiophile and a reviewer for over ten years, I have dealt with many people in the industry. My experience with Chris Moon of HigherFi.com was one of the smoothest, hassle free experiences I have had. I'm sure we will work together again soon. Thanks,
Greg Petan, Managing Editor/Stereotimes.com

Chris Moon and HigherFi are to be rated amongst the finest in the country for ease of purchase, knowledge and sincere care before and after the sale. I [purchased] a pair of Wilson X-1 Grand SLAMM speakers, sight unseen from him. The experience could not have been better.
D. Wetzel
I [purchased a pair Wilson X-1 Grand Slamm speakers and a Wilson XS Subwoofer] and received all the gear in perfect condition, Chris is great!
S. Williams
Chris, many thanks for facilitating my purchase of the Wilson X-1 Series 3's. The speakers were just like new, as you said they would be, and your post-purchase advice about setting them up in my room has been extremely valuable. You made a deal happen that neither the seller nor I would have been able to make happen by ourselves ... but you made it happen. Thanks.
Professor L. Schwarz - Purdue University
Chris is a Gentleman to do business with. Trustworthy, knowledgeable and really helpful. I purchased a pair of Wilson Grand Slamms from him. A thoroughly enjoyable purchasing experience. Also very profitable saving some $50,000 US on list price. I look forward to doing business with Chris soon.
A. Brownstone
I just purchased the Wilson Wamm speakers (retail $220,000) from you at HigherFi and could not be happier. After wiring the funds in advance, you made everything happen smoothly and professionally. I would not hesitate to buy from you again or recommend you. Thanks for a smooth deal!
R. Lapporte
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