MATRIXSYNTH: $6,879.78 Buchla 266 Source of Uncertainty

Thursday, April 02, 2020

$6,879.78 Buchla 266 Source of Uncertainty

via this auction

This appears to be the front panel of an original 1976 Buchla 266 Source of Uncertainty with the guts and parts of a clone by Mark Verbos. The seller is Mark and you can find one featured on his website here. From the listing:

"Around 2001 Don Buchla had a 'garage sale' to get rid of the left overs from back in the day. The Audities Foundation synth museum in Canada walked out with a box full of unassembled and partial modules. In 2006 they hired me to build those up. This 266 is from that lot. It is built exactly to the original spec, but with the schematic errors in the design corrected and nice quality Alpha pots (not the plastic CTS garbage that the vintage ones used).

I have heard a rumor that the original product run was 10 units, so this is likely the only chance of getting one. Please do not contact me to tell me about how this is not original enough for you, just don't buy it. The last one from this lot that sold, sold for this price. Local pick up in Berlin is very much preferred."

Update: I'm hearing the number was closer to 30 units.

1 comment:

  1. That price is a definite source.. of uncertainty!



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