Celestion Ditton 100 Bookshelf Speakers

made in England by Celestion

Celestion Ditton 100 bookshelf speakers, Power Rating 50W, Impedance 8 Ohm


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Buy these from me for $70 for local pick-up or $110 shipping anywhere in the continental U.S.

The Celestion Ditton 100 bookshelf speakers were made by Celestion International Limited in Ipswich, England.  They have an impedance of 8 Ohm and power rating of 50 Watts.

The pair I have, have a brown wood-grain finish, with dark-brown removable cloth speaker covers.  On the outside of the covers is the Celestion emblem, and then inside on the tweeter it states "Ditton by Celestion".  They might have made these also in other finishes, I'm not yet sure.

These speakers have a six inch woofer, and a one inch dome tweeter.  The dimensions of the speaker cabinet are 13" tall, 8 1/4" wide, and 6 3/4" deep, and they each weigh nine pounds (4.1 kg).  The original MSRP on these back in 1983 was 99 pounds per pair (roughly $150 to $200)

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Here is someone who was asking $125 for a pair

Check this search for Celestion Ditton on Ebay UK

Celestion made a few different versions of the Ditton 100's as you can see by keeping an eye on the Ebay UK and US listings.  Some of these had a very large and apparent logo.  The pair I have, have the logo in the bottom center and it isn't quite so bold-looking, more sedate, as you can see in the picture above.  I don't yet know which of these two versions is the older version.

The Celestion Ditton 100's seem to have retained their value well over the years.  I've found several sales on various websites from $79 up to $140 for a pair.  For example, there was a pair for sale in Ontario for $80 dollars, when I wrote this article.

If you happen to live in the San Francisco Bay area, there is a pair for sale, in Santa Cruz, on Craigslist Feb 2010, for $81, local pickup only.  Here's a pair advertised Jul 2010 on Ebay, for sale at $90.

Buy these from me for $70 for local pick-up or $110 shipping anywhere in the continental U.S.


I found a pair for $3.99 at a thrift store. I had a feeling to find the money>

Anonymous - 07 Dec 2010