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Korg PS-3100 Prices

Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:03 pm
by neandrewthal
First off, let me say I'm sorry for posting this. This type of thread usually makes me roll me eyes as it can easily be researched, but the Korg PS-3100 is far too rare to have any trackable up-to-date online price information. So, does anyone know how much these things typically go for lately? I'd be interested to know about recent sales of the 3200 and 3300 as well. Thanks.

Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:33 pm
by jupiter8
A 3300 is far to rare to say anything about price by evaluating recent sales. Klaus Schulze's old 3300 went for 6-7000 $ and it was in horrible shape. Voice cards missing etc. A crazy Italian sold two :shock: 3300s just recently. 4000 euros for one without midi and 4300 euros for one with. I cried that day. :(

This guy has been trying forever to sell a 3200 for 39000 NOK which is about 6800 $!!!

Hard to set a realistic price for such rare gems. Could be a very whealthy man is on the hunt the same time a very reluctant seller is. No telling what they could go for then.
But i'd say 3-4000 $ is realistic for a 3100. Maybe lower.

Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:50 pm
by WDW
I know of a private sale of a MIDIed PS3300 in Q4 2006 that went for $15K USD.

Also, I know of a private sale of a MIDIed PS3100 in Q3 2006 that went for $6K USD.

I have no idea if these are the typical prices, but it would not surprise me.

WD

Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:00 pm
by Automatic Gainsay
I have tried to track sales of them, too... but haven't seen one sell for a long time. I knew someone who was trying to sell one for $4000 a couple years ago but met with difficulty.

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 6:32 am
by neandrewthal
Thanks for the info guys. I think I'll pull the trigger on the one I was looking at. I'm convinced that it's a wise investment, not that I'm looking for an investment, just that I want to be able to get my money back If the thing doesn't blow my mind like I think it will.

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:02 pm
by minime123
I know of a private sale of a MIDIed PS3300 in Q4 2006 that went for $15K USD.

Also, I know of a private sale of a MIDIed PS3100 in Q3 2006 that went for $6K USD.

I have no idea if these are the typical prices, but it would not surprise me.

WD
WD, speak in english, not RL. (q3, q4) ;)

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:20 pm
by WDW
Sorry, Mini. Bloody corporate world has obviously implanted some foreign language into my brain.

That'd be the third and fourth quarters of 2006. So, somewhere in the July-August-September and October-November-December timeframes, respectively.
WD

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:03 pm
by neandrewthal
It's ok, I understood q3 and q4 but had to search through acronyms to find out what the h**l RL means :wink:

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 6:20 pm
by Twiddler
I got a PS 3100... bargain... found it 4 years ago in a small town in denmark for ~450 pounds!!! :shock:

Had to repair it for about 300 pounds.

A few months ago one was for sale for 3,2K pounds.

I think I did quite ok!!!

Those are the only two I've ever seen for sale.

Did I say it is absolutely gorgeous? :lol:

Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 10:55 am
by jupiter8
Found the post with the mail from the Italian guy with the two 3300s. He also sold a 3100 for 1200 euros. :shock: That's quite a remarkable price. Here's the whole mail
After many years spent collecting and taking care of analog vintage
synths, it's time that I call it quit.
Do not have enough time to keep them clean and runnning and enjoy
plying them.
The list is below. At the moment there are more than one unit
available for each synth listed.
Please do not expect closeout prices. I decide to sell but I not
obliged to for financial problems or whatsoever (luckily).
If anyone is interested, please contact me privately:
pzotek (at) yahoo en dan com
Bst wishes to you all.
rikk


ALL PRICES ARE IN EURO (€) shipping, if needed, excluded.

OBXa/OB8 1700
polymoog 1200
memorymoog 3500
korg ps 3300 4000/4300 (no midi/midi)
korg ps 3100 1200
rhodes chroma 2500
chroma exp. 2500
2.2 2000
2.3 2300
p5 1800
T8 2700
p10 4000
jupiter8 1800
mks80 1800
matrix12 3000
cs80 3500
quadra 1700
tx 816 1000

Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 1:47 pm
by minime123
sorry, RL was a reference to a dealer who says "ready for sale in q3" etc.. if i recall correctly. it was a joke that seems to have gone over everyones head! :)
mini

Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 3:15 pm
by WDW
Wow, he practically gave the P3100 away.

WD

Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 4:06 pm
by urgetoplay
I understood mini :wink:

Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 4:15 pm
by jupiter8
WDW wrote:Wow, he practically gave the P3100 away.

WD
Yeah. And the 3300s were'nt expensive either. Had he had patience i'm sure he could have got double that.

9500 $ for two 3300s and a 3100. :shock: That's what a half decent car costs. And who needs a car ? The public transport where i live is really good.

Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 4:34 pm
by neandrewthal
Wow thats cheap! And totally inconsistent with his other prices. 500 euro less than an OB-XA? Barely one third the price of a memorymoog?