I personally like the Purist Audio Design Musaeus.
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The Stereovox XV2 Ultra has those traits you seek, while still retaining resolution and detail. it's not quite so edgy as the XV2 version.
used, it would range in your budget.
There are a number of these sorts of threads just recently. I posted one as well but for a bit more money. Search the threads and you should get plenty of other choices.
Green Hornet was one mentioned in my own querry... new it goes for $325.
I have not listened to the three on your list but just did a shootout with the Stereovox xv2 ultra and the Kimber D-60 and was surprised that the Kimber easily knocked off the Stereovox. Both cables were well broken in. I too had done a lot of Audiogon reading on the subject and was shocked because the new Stereovox has had such good reviews. Maybe it's my equipment, who knows? But the Kimber is available for under your budget.