HARBETH: Buying customized versions – is a warning in place?

From a few years back, but still relevant we feel.

A few days ago I stumbled upon a website from a company in Norway called Maxwell Sound System that states on their website that they have permission to custom produce Harbeth speakers. The page says that these speakers - and I quote- ‘are exclusively made for ‘Maxwell Sound System' in Norway’.

I can’t go into details about what he claims with his 'Organic Master Solutions', because I couldn’t find any information about it on internet, other than from this company’s website.

It all sounds to me like a lot of bullocks and can potentially harm the good name of the Harbeth brand and confuse (future) Harbeth users. For its promotion this company is using arguments that this forum has been arguing against over the past years.

To give you an example: This company sells a pimped "Harbeth M40.1-MX - Organic Master Reference Solution" for ‘just’ under € 20.000,00 (NOK 181.900), which is almost twice the price for the original model!!! Besides that, the 40.1 model has been succeeded in 2015 by the new Harbeth 40.2. Through the links below you can view more examples of his pricing.

My point on publishing this in the Harbeth forum is that I ......

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