Help Identifying these JBL speakers

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  1. Gumbee

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    Anybody know what speakers these are? Posting says they are vintage JBL from 1978.
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    Never saw a JBL like that :dunno:
     
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    Sorry, no JBL like that ever, let alone from 1978. Stamped frame woofer, JBL never used double midranges (although these look like halfway decent mids) and JBL never used an EV-esque wide small horn tweeter like that pictured.
     
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    Agreeing... these are not JBLs.. but pull a driver, authentic Js are stamped as such on each driver.
     
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    Ok so the seller gave me a little more info. He says that they are JBL speakers in acousti-craft walnut cabinets.
     
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  7. Zonker92

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    Nice find, kjello.

    Those drivers don't look at all like JBLs to me.
     
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    Have been dealing with JBL since the early 60's and though we weren't dealers the entire time and I mostly dealt with the professional line; I have never seen a JBL with a EV t-35/350 tweeter and some generic woofer. Altec did some strange things towards the end, and I fear JBL maybe going down the same road in the future. I hope not.
     
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    Bart, just for fun, here’s one obscure double-midrange JBL (Ti5000, made in Denmark). I’d never seen these until a few days ago. (I guess I’d call them BeoJBLs, with LE14-looking 12” woofers.)
     
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    LE120H, just like the LE120H-1 used in the L7 and used in many of the European L90 series.
     
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    Yeah, I’d looked them up earlier, but didn’t have enough interest to do it a second time. Thanks.
     

     

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