Three lines you might consider are Soliloquy, Coincident, and Reference 3A. These lines have models that should work well with amps like your little 300B SET, and you can find them for sale used right here at Audiogon.
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If you really want to unleash/experience the inherent joy/beauty to be found in those glorious 9 SE watts, I would suggest you pick yourself up a pair of vintage Tannoy Monitor Gold drivers (regularly available via auction at eBay). If you are at all handy, you can then build your own enclosures (I did—plans are readily available on the Web) at relative little expense. Otherwise, there is clearly no shortage of individuals willing and able to craft you suitable cabinets at reasonable prices. If you'd care to view stuff in the "to die for" league, check out Michael Christ's (speaker/cabinet builder extraordinaire) Web site, at http://home.att.net/~lkalin/!
If you are the DIY type or know a good cabinet maker, I strongly suggest that you check out the Hammer Dynamics Super12's kit($650). They feature a full-range driver, super tweeter, crossover parts, and are 97dB efficient. The Super12's deliver gloriously detailed, coherent, sound with deep, realistic, bass. The speaker enclosure is fairly simple to build if you have any woodworking skills and tools. Or, it should be pretty cheap to have made by a pro.
In fact, many people have stated that the Super12's were one of the surprising highlights of last month's 2001 Vacuum State of the Art Conference (VSAC-2001) in Silverdale, Washington.
Here's the link to Dick Olsher's review on EnjoytheMusic.com(the super-tweeter has been upgraded since the review):
The Hammer Dynamics Website:
A webpage devoted to Super12 teaks:
Do a search on both of these forums for "Super12" or "Hammer Dynamics" to read owner opinions:
1) audioasylum.com's "High Efficiency Speaker" forum:
2) "The Single Driver Forum"
If you are into horns, I would recommend the oris horn 150 available from welborne labs or any well designed lowther horn including the voight pipe which is real easy to build. The Oris's are the best speakers I've ever heard. If you don't like horns, you can also look into the triangles which got real good reviews in stereophile. The only one I've heard are the tituses and they are awesome for 500 monitors and they were being pushed by custom 2a3's that put out a whopping 3 watts. However, if thats an indication, the other triangles should be better.