Excellent example of this legendary synth with some very cool and tasteful mods.
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Broker sale: in very good condition and working order.
Excellent example of this legendary synth with some very cool and tasteful mods.
EMS The Putney VCS3 for sale in excellent condition.
This is for sale on a brokerage basis – it’s been checked over and is working well. It has been serviced in the past by EMS Cornwall and has some historic mods that are beautifully executed. The owner is sending us copies of service reports and details of the mods.
This is a rare chance to secure an original VCS3 in excellent condition. This is one of the most iconic and revered synths of all and is truly versatile: from Radiophonic Workshop (and Hawkwind) type bloops and bleeps, through Eno and Roxy Music and beyond. Tony uses his VCS-3 as much as an effects processor as synthesizer and has said it’s his favourite studio piece.
We are often asked whether mods adversely affects the value of a VCS3. Some collector types may view it as sacrilege, but most who buy a VCS-3 to use often value mods highly – many of our customers ask for more, rather than less, modifications. So, in short, in our view the answer is mods often add value/appeal rather than detract. These wonderful synths should be used rather than placed in glass cases.
In very good condition with some minor scuffs and dings to the face. The case is very clean with wear and scuffs/scratches as you might expect. The face has extra knobs/switches for the excellent mods. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.
Switchable voltage for use anywhere in the world - it will be set up ready for you to use before we ship.
Zero rated for VAT.
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