The we13a was made in the mid 1900’s and for a short period of time before the more cost efficient 15a/b and 16a/b were designed and used. Here another western electric 13a made by 13Audio is made in 2017 for a keen listener on this planet.

All fun….


  1. Tim,
    Love the brass badge, such an elegant touch to your fine hand made speakers.
    I am wondering with the new home if you could share a photo of the new listening space and system set up?


  2. A hyper-elite collector’s item is what the WE 12A/13A has become but it was originally intended as a mass entertainment product, designed in 1926 for movie theaters outfitted with then cutting-edge Warner Bros. “Vitaphone” equipment for the emergent talking picture market…….

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