Another great british company sold to the yanks

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  1. mentaliss

    mentaliss

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    Bowers & Wilkins yes sold off but what am I thinking is'nt the Uk for sale to anyone
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Good move. A very risky sector when the Chinese can sell similar at 10% of your price.
     
  3. DuxDeluxe

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    At least Meridian is still a UK company - their in car sound is superb.....
     
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    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Never heard of them before today.
     
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  5. chaser

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    Me neither , who are they?
     
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    I think they are suppliers of up market AKA expensive sound systems. Offered as an upgrade on Jaguar Land Rovers.
     
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    B & W have been producing some of the best speakers in the world for many years. Not my personal preference but they've always been respected by audiophiles as some of the best (y)
    Bluetooth speakers and car hi-fi are very much new additions and a significant step down in quality and price....
    http://www.bowers-wilkins.co.uk/
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    New one on me. Is it a rescue deal?
     
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    Don't think that many will even notice thay have gone.
    How many people worked for them
    Bill
     
  10. Techno

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    Mine might appreciate in value then :)
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    Beautiful
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    This should be U shaped lounge BTW not motorhome chat (y)
     
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    Like Bose Brian :LOL:
     
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    Not exactly beats by Dr dre, that's your street cred down the pan. :gum:
     
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    Blimey, they are just down the road from me. My brother had a paint spaying contract with them many years ago, they paid VERY well !!!
     
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    When I first saw it, I thought it was just that,speakers in a toilet
     
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