Re: [AH] Re: Korg PS for sale

From Werner SchoĢˆnenberger
Sent Wed, Aug 6th 2008, 19:23

In my opinion, the serial number does not mean that 302 PS-3300 were =20
built. Maybe it is a increasing number for all the synths and =20
keyboards of the PS series.

Cheers,
Werner

Am 06.08.2008 um 17:05 schrieb Keng C:

> I am surprised that the serial number says #302...suggesting that =20
> three
> hundred were made (perhaps its model #2 in the serial chain?). I =20
> have an
> interview of the founder of Keio labs back in the day and I recall =20
> something
> like only around 50 PS-3300's were made because their retail price =20
> was so
> high.  Well all i can say is that i am glad i own an PS-3100 at =20
> least, such
> a lush sounding polyphonic.
>
> -K
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 6:02 AM, Wavecomputer360 =
<redacted@example.com=20
> >wrote:
>
>> A friend of mine once bought a Korg PE-2000 from that seller, and he
>> mentioned to my friend that he also had a 3300 in his possession. =20
>> What
>> strikes me about the auction is the serial number of the 3300. "78" =20=

>> clearly
>> delineates the year the unit was built, but 0302 would prompt me to =20=

>> guess it
>> was 3300 #0302 that was built as Korg seem to have used an ongoing =20=

>> pattern
>> of serial numbers, only changing the respective year of manufacture.
>>
>> 21,000 US$... that=B4s one hell of a steep price. As much as I=B4d =
love =20
>> to use
>> one of these machines, I=B4m quite sure it can=B4t make up for *that* =
=20
>> kind of
>> money. But then again, it=B4s its rarity which determines its value, =20=

>> and a
>> value is determined by what the buyer is willing to pay. "Wat de =20
>> gek er voor
>> geeft", as the Dutch say...
>>
>> Stephen
>>
>>
>>
>> Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 17:56:14 -0500
>> To: "Antonio Tuzzi" <redacted@example.com>
>> From: "Andrew Scheidler" <redacted@example.com>
>> Cc: WT <redacted@example.com>, "Analogue Heaven" =
<redacted@example.com=20
>> >
>> Subject: Re: [AH] KORG PS...
>> Message-ID: =
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>> >
>>
>> Oklahoma is near Kansas, and Kerry Livgren had a PS-3200 at one =20
>> time  :)
>>
>> Drew
>>
>> On 8/5/08, Antonio Tuzzi <redacted@example.com> wrote:
>>> ps-3100
>>> http://search.ebay.com/160264215398
>>>
>>> ps-3300
>>> http://search.ebay.com/220263972378
>>>
>>
>>
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