Original owner, purchased from our local authorized Mcinstosh dealer. They are still in production with a current list price of $45,000 a pair. I cannot begin to tell you great these sound. With an impressive 44 mid range drivers and 28 tweeters, you get an unprecedented soundstage, that you would never think is possible with point source drivers. But when you have 74 of them in each speaker, it's a bit of a game changer! Now you the opportunity to own these incredible speakers delivered to your door for less than half price. NOTE: flat rate shipping cost is for Continental US only! Shipments to AL, or HI wold be actual cost.