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Vintage synth prices

Post by michaeltopel » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:24 am

I am trying to figure out what reasonable current prices for vintage analogue synths would be. I have not seen a website or published annual book. Any guidance out there?

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Z » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:37 am

Look at completed listing on eBay.

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by phesago » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:53 am

I am pretty sure if you just ask which one you are looking to get the 411 on, any one of us would be able to 1)tell you off the tops of our heads, or 2) do the work for you and find out.

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by garranimal » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:57 am

Yeah it would be nice to have a publication or something that has been keeping stats. There used to be a decent-ish website, but they went away. Also, a quick google search of the craigslist domain can give some prices of some stuff.

You do have to be leery of ebay buy-it-now prices because most seem outlandish. Like Z said, look for completed auctions to see what is actually getting paid for items. Or when all else seems to fail, ask us like phesago says.

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:40 am

suck.




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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by skizzle » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:16 am

This site could be the answer as soon as some revisions are done(raises hand).

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Mr Knesh » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:33 am

I have started a google dox that I will be tracking the selling and shipping price of a variety synthesizers or modules that I am interested in.

Let me know if there is a synth that you want tracked and I can add it to the doc.


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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Solderman » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:41 am

Z wrote:Look at completed listing on eBay.
He said reasonable.
I am no longer in pursuit of vintage synths. The generally absurd inflation from demand versus practical use and maintenance costs is no longer viable. The internet has suffocated and vanquished yet another wonderful hobby. Too bad.
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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by adhmzaiusz » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:42 am

skizzle wrote:This site could be the answer as soon as some revisions are done(raises hand).
no thanks, this site is the reason I got my JP8 for $1500 :mrgreen:
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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Kidney05 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:55 am

i've noticed a recent jump-- i used to see sh-101s for about 500 or 600... now i just saw one that was 1000? insane

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Alex E » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:10 am

eBay prices are the highest but an okay gauge.

however, members that post here (regularly) sell the same things for less. (megamanx, Z, and analoglsd come to mind first when I think about good deals here, have personally bought from the first.)

so if you want to know what you *could* pay you can check out here too from time to time. :3
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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Z » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:18 pm

Mr Knesh wrote:I have started a google dox that I will be tracking the selling and shipping price of a variety synthesizers or modules
I've got an Excel file of weights and dims of BOXED synths that I've shipped over the past few years. There's over 60 entries. If there is a good place to post these, I'll be happy to do so.

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Zardoz » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:55 pm

Not directly related to the original question of this thread but,
where can I find the original sale price of old synths?

I remember seing such a list some years ago in a book.

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by Z » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:14 pm

Zardoz wrote:Not directly related to the original question of this thread but,
where can I find the original sale price of old synths?

I remember seing such a list some years ago in a book.
I thought VSE had them listed. Maybe not. I know a lot of prices of mid/late 80's Roland gear and I also have copies from an early 90's Orion Blue Book which has original MSRP's.

Anything in particular you're looking for?

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Re: Vintage synth prices

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:27 pm

Mr Knesh wrote:I have started a google dox that I will be tracking the selling and shipping price of a variety synthesizers or modules that I am interested in.

Let me know if there is a synth that you want tracked and I can add it to the doc.


Mind adding Pro~One, BitOne, & MS 20?
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