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Bang and Olufsen 95th birthday celebrations continue with the Golden Collection

B&O has reached the grand old age of 95 and the latest act of commemoration sees the brand launch its Golden Collection series.

The Golden Collection is comprised of nine of B&O’s “most popular and enduring products”, a list that includes the Beosound Balance, Beoplay A9, Beosound 2, Beovision Harmony, Beolab 50 and 90 loudspeakers, BeosoundA1 2nd Gen portable speaker, Beoplay H95 and Beoplay E8 3rd generation.

A cream colored BO Beosound A1 speaker laid on a white background

The products have been reimagined in terms of their finish, using colours and materials “associated with warmth and lasting value”, combining golden-hued aluminium, earth-toned textile, genuine lambskin, solid oak and Carrara marble, which all sound quite expensive to us.

Changes to the products include the Beosound Balance featuring a base made out of Carrara marble, marking the first time B&O has used such a material. The unfolding Beovision Harmony TV has a new golden-hued aluminium sound centre and matching floor stand, as well as a hand-crafted speaker cover made out of aluminium and light oak veneer. The TV’s Beoremote One remote control is made out of a single piece of gold tone aluminium.

Bang & Olufsen VP of Design Gavin Ivester, said: “We love that our customers build emotional connections to Bang & Olufsen products, much like they do with a well-loved piece of furniture. Those connections become lasting memories. So not only does the Golden Collection celebrate our commitment to craftsmanship and longevity in design, it also celebrates our 95-year history of crafting memories together with our customers.”

A cream-black BO Beovision Harmony OLED TV standing on white background

As you’d expect from B&O, the Golden Collection isn’t cheap. Prices for the products are as follows: Beosound Balance (£1750), Beoplay A9 (£2250), Beosound 2 (£2250), Beovision Harmony OLED TV (£12900), Beolab 50 (£26000) and 90 (£61000) loudspeakers, Beosound A1 2nd Gen portable speaker (£200), Beoplay H95 (£700) and Beoplay E8 3rd generation (£300).

The Golden Collection goes on sale on the Bang & Olufsen website, and in B&O and third-party retail stores on November 17th.

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