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Get Marshall's Major II Bluetooth headphones for $63

These Marshall wireless on-ear headphones once sold for $150. Now they're more than half off. Plus: $20 off Amazon's Echo Spot.

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The Marshall Major II Bluetooth may not be stellar, but it's decent.

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Often the best time to get a deal on a product is when a company releases a new product that's destined to take its place.

When it comes to Marshall headphones, the new product is the Marshall Mid ANC, a recently released on-ear wireless noise-canceling model that retails for $270. The Marshall Mid ANC is a superior headphone to the older Marshall Major II Bluetooth. But I've spotted the Major II Bluetooth selling for $63 on Amazon from a few different sellers. Originally that headphone listed for $150.

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The Marshall Major II Bluetooth isn't the greatest headphone, but it's a decent wireless on-ear headphone that features pretty tight bass and overall well-balanced sound. No, it's not worth $150, but at $63, it's a good deal -- so long as you're OK with on-ear headphones.

Some Amazon customers have complained about getting possible knockoffs from certain sellers. This can be a problem on Amazon. If you want to be safe, Marshall is selling the Major II Bluetooth on its website for $79. It's also selling the wired Major II headphone for $49 (it lists for $119).

If that headphone deal doesn't strike your fancy, here are a couple of bonus Amazon deals: