Inherited a pair of JBL 4350 -- Need Advice


I am taking some inventory of some of my father’s audio collection.

Noticed a pair of JBL 4350’s -- all speakers in great condition.

However, no grilles... and they appear to have been used in commercial setting. As the cabinet is painted black, with a few mounting points integrated.

Does anyone know if there would be a market for these 4350’s?

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Any insight is appreciated -- happy listening!

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Thanks, I’ve debated eBay as well.

It has just been difficult to understand value.

Holy crap! Those are highly desirable JBL loudspeakers, I would place an ad here on Audiogon. 

Provenance matters with these speakers. What studio, what tours were they used with. E.G. Stevie Wonder used JBL 4350s for sidefill monitors in the Mid-70s (his were veneered). The utility cabinets and hanging hardware indicate pro use. If you can document that, it can add thousands to their value.

I wouldn't pay $140,000 for those junkie speakers they're not even close to being anywhere near as good as the new speakers are now..

All good info to hear.

As it relates to $140k lol? … that value never once crossed my mind.

However, great to hear there would be interest in these speakers.

I’ll have to position them for auction or something.

Definitely unsure of their value … but wouldn’t hurt to start placing ads out.

Thanks,

OMG, Those JBL 4350s would be great in a large room or home theater. Wow! I cannot imagine that you will have them for long if put up for sale. Grills can be made without much pain. 

4350s are wonderful speakers. They don’t have the best imaging in the world, but they are accurate, powerful, relaxed, and unbelievably dynamic. I own them, along with Array 1400, Everest 67000, Revel Salon 2, and several others, and I have no interest in selling them. They are just great. They are the Holy Grail, the ultimate for vintage JBL fans.

I sold a pair to a dear client from our shop new in 1974. I have maintained them ever since and rebuild drivers every 10 years with JBL parts. He drives them bi-amped with a very happy pair of McIntosh MC2500s. Don't sell your memories and continued happiness cheap - life turns out not to be that long. This equipment was made for the long trip.