You will need stands, but the original B&W CDM-1 are great. For floorstanders a pair of B&W P4 or P5
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You should be able to get a pair of VAndersteen 2c/2ci for about that much. These speakers, IMO, never sound bad and can stand up to some pretty good electronics if you start upgrading. I listen to mostly acoustic music (jazz, folk, bluegrass, roots) and really like the sound of mine. With each upgrade (source, pre, amp) I have been able to clearly hear the differences.
I've recently fallen in love with Coincident Mini Triumphs MK IIs in one of my secondary systems and have to imagine the Triumph Signatures are that much better. Used price could be around $650.
Crossover components are high quality polypropylene, air coil inductance and the cabinet is a stone. Rock solid thunk when struck.I too listen to a great deal of acoustic jazz and the voicing is great with surprising bass.
Look around for some Meadowlark Kestrals. These spkrs to me are truly amazing. Well built,small footprint,easy to drive, and most of all musical. I too listen to acoustic jazz and these Kestrals do sing. The hotrodded verison might be a little more that your asking budget so opt for the stock version. Good listening!