I have to tell you that it is a very difficult thing I do putting these Cantons up for purchase. I have owned them all since they were new in the 80s. For my ears, these are the most versatile speakers I have ever owned. When combined with the right subwoofer and configured with one another, or in a 7.1 environment, there is no truer sound.
Audio in this age, uses lots of trickery to make the mind believe that it hears something in finer detail and dimensional quality. The nano-wizards can do amazing things for sure but, back in the day, these Canton CT-1000s were created to transfer the exact audio from the medium with PURITY and without affectation or aberration.
For those of you who have an appreciation for my addiction to Cantons and the magic they produce, you might find this an special opportunity.
I have to start to downsize my life and learn to live smaller. We all will eventually but I am being devastated by the mismanagement of America in every aspect of my life and need to shed some of my material possessions.
I have a set of CT-1000s in the polished mahogany cabinets, a set of Quinto 510s in Walnut cabinets and a set of Quinto 530s in Walnut cabinets. I have a set of Fonums in black that I am going to hold onto unless someone makes me a good offer.
All of these speakers sound like new. There are the usual fine surface scratches from moving them to clean and a small ding or do on the CTs from careless movers over the years...other than that, these Cantons look and perform excellent.
In Europe, there is still a rave and high regard for these vintage Cantons made in WEST Germany when the east was occupied by the Soviets. I te CT1000s are selling for between 300-500 euro or 500 and 700 US.
I haven't weighed these but they are not light and my guess is 30 pounds plus. I will try to obtain the exact weight if I can so the only variable will be shipping costs or you can arrange to have them shipped by freight so you know what your exact costs will be.
I will sell all 3 sets, as a package for 850.00. The Quintos are in the original manufacturers boxes as they were shipped to the dealer. The CTs are in extra heavy dish barrel boxes as I purchased them off the showroom floor and there were no boxes.
This is a first time offer here as I know there are many Canton enthusiasts
on the AV forum. If they do not sell within a reasonable time, I am posting them on Ebay