Headphone question


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I'm looking at getting some wireless headphones and have a leaning toward the Sennheiser RS170's and the RS180's.
I notice they are much the same apart from one pair being open and the other being closed so can anybody tell me what is the difference between Open and closed circumaural headphones.

I will be using them mainly for music and tv, music genres will be 60's to 90's and cover anything from r&r to prog rock and pop.

Are open more likely to be heard by others than closed and/or are the 180's worth spending the extra cash on?

Thanks in advance for any help provided.
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