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Very nice arms indeed. Superb in every respect.
I have one on my 948!
I know you mention they fit the classic EMT cartridges, but as you're not selling them with a headshell, you might like to confirm what headshell these arms take, the EMT 'diamond' layout not the standard 'SME' layout.
You could have my fixer-upper ES14s for a lot less than £400 but I agree with the comments above. When I tried stuffing them and putting them closer to the wall, it killed what they were all about. I'd never have put my dirty smalls up their chuffs but there might still be some of my wife's and half a chocolate orange rattling around inside...
I wouldn't recommend them if you can't give them at least some space and leave the port alone. Once on stands they are not much less dominating than many large floorstanders. I loved the ES22s too but if I had them again, I'd really want them out in the room.
I use some small but capable Dynaudio Audience 42W speakers against a wall and they work very well being front-ported. They'd be well within budget second hand but they don't go as low as some of the suggestions above. They are surprisingly big-sounding and capable of serious punch with a powerful amp. Maybe some older ATCs if not already suggested?