If you can get a luxman R117 (160watts/ch), or for your situation a luxman R115 (70watts/ch) would probably more than take care of your needs. The R117 goes for $225-350 and the R115 for $125-200 on ebay. Make sure the volume control is smooth and noiseless as they are nearly impossible to replace and tend to go bad. Otherwise, a nakamichi SR3A receiver (30-35watt/ch) is a nice Nelson Pass stasis design for low powered use. The TA-4 receiver is higher powered (?100watts/ch) with a remote but not made in Japan. As I remember, the Tandberg 2075 and 2080 receivers were very nice with excellent tuners. I'd probably try the lower powered R115 luxman first.
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