Last updated: 5 April 2017
 
Model
Serial
Date of Manufacture
Condition
Last Restored
Owner
History (previous owners in decending order)
203a
1083
-
8/10
2007
R Faubel (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
History unknown but this one still retains a set of Polypedals.
203a
1111
-
7/10
Working
Robert Petrosino (Phoenix, AZ, USA)
In storage for the past 9 years. Complete with Polypedal and stand.
203a
1115
-
7/10
Not Working
R Faubel (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Unknown.
203a
1120
-
8/10
2007
J Fisk (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Formally owned by Rick Smith (Vancouver, BC, Canada). Retains original legs.
203a
1144
-
7/10
-
Stefan Bornhorst Hamburg (Germany)
Bought from Jens Steinmeyer, Papenburg (Germany). Read Stefan's KRAFTWERK Polymoog Story HERE!
203a
1155
-
8/10
-
Yoshihiko Yokoyama (Tokyo, Japan)
Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)
203a
1162
-
5/10
-
Jeff Wilkerson (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
Bought off Ebay from Monroe, Georgia, USA (USA)
203a
1275
-
5/10
Not Working
Paul Whittall (UK)
All the lights come on but it makes no sound. Still with the original owner and used into the '80s, (until MIDI arrived). It has been lying around the owner's studio since then.
203a
1279
-
10/10
2006 (Kevin Lightner)
Jerry Casale [Devo] (USA)
Bought off Ebay from Salt Lake City, Utah (USA). Kevin has broken 3383 to rebuild this for Jerry. EVERY component is being restored to better than new.
203a
1299
-
5/10
-
Matt Holland (Malibu, CA, USA)
Originally from Ontario (Canada)
203a
1314
-
R.I.P
-
Broken for parts.
Current Location: Fridley, MN (USA)
203a
1317
-
3/10
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: Ontario (Canada)
203a
1367
-
7/10
Partly Working
Jon Sigurd Riis (Norway)
Current Location: (Norway)
203a
1386
-
6/10
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: Vancouver (Canada)
203a
1426
-
9/10
-
Matt Holland (Malibu, CA, USA)
Originally from Minnesota (USA)
203a
1427
-
7/10
Mostly Working
David Simpson Coarsegold (CA USA)
Bought from "The Sound Stage" in Fresno, California in 1989.
203a
1515
-
6/10
ASAP
Martin Carradus (Kendal, Cumbria UK)
Bought off Ebay from Daniel Soule, Sandy Creek, NY (USA)
203a
1547
-
7/10
2012 (Chris Goldhawk)
Chris Goldhawk (London, UK)
Unknown.
203a
1584
-
?
2006 (Nils Sundquist)
Nils Sundquist (Sweden)
Current Location: Sweden
203a
1607
-
-
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: Mentor, Ohio (USA)
203a
1685
-
9/10
-
Pascal Fouquereau (Paris, France)
Purchased from Bruno Dupont in Northern France, (previous owner). Now with Polypedals.
203a
1868
-
8/10
-
Laurin (Frankfurt, Germany)
Current Location: Frankfurt (Germany)
203a
1916
-
4/10
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: San Luis, Arizona (USA)
203a
1917
-
?
2008 Now Fully Working
Darlene Ollerenshaw (NJ, USA)
Obtained from Sony Studios, New York City when they were shutting down their facilities a year or two ago.
203a
1929
-
9/10
2017 (James Walker)
Chris Wareham (London, UK)
Purchased on eBay in Mar 2016 from Tony Rigg (Chorley UK). Extensive restoration by James Walker of Synth Repair Services between 2016/17. Fully working, with original legs and Moog branded flight case, but no Polypedal.
203a
1964
-
8/10
2006 (Keith Murray)
Jason Amm (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Bought non-functioning off Ebay in 2005 from Toronto (Canada)
203a
2000
-
7/10
Mostly Working
Ruud Heij (Netherlands)
Owned by Ruud since 1987. Worked flawlessly until 2000. Repaired several times subsequently but has never worked 100% since.
203a
2050
-
7/10
Not Working
Jens Steinmeyer, Papenburg (Germany)
Unknown
203a
3019
-
9/10
2009 (Sergio Koval)
Giuseppe Tuccillo (Ibiza, Valencia Spain)
Purchased on eBay from Wien, Austria in 2006. Was in Barcelona working until 2009 when it was revised and restored by Sergio Koval in Ibiza, It is now in perfect working order and in the owners studio in Valencia.
203a
3040
-
8/10
2014 ( New England Analog)
John Poulton (Landenberg, Pennsylvania, USA)
Purchased as an eBay auction which included the stand & pedals in outstanding condition as it had been sat in a closet for over 30 years. New England Analog restoration cost $4,000 and is documented here.
203a
3050
-
-
-
Sanford (Great Valley, NY, USA)
Originally purchased in 1989 from Niagara Falls NY (USA)
203a
3061
-
8/10
Working
Jens Steinmeyer, Papenburg (Germany)
Unknown
203a
3069
-
7/10
-
Yoshihiko Yokoyama (Tokyo, Japan)
Originally from New York, New York (USA)
203a
3074
-
-
2005 (Kevin Lightner)
Not Known
Leon Russel [George Benson, Joe Cocker] (USA)
203a
3124
-
8/10
2012 (Thierry Hausermann)
Thierry Hausermann (Lausanne, Switzerland)

Purchased in 2012 from David, Vevey, Switzerland.

203a
3130
-
9/10
2010 (Bas at Music House)
Mark Strijbos (Netherlands)
Unknown History. Current Location: Nertherlands. Description: Near mint cosmetic condition, fully working except for two leds. complete with Polypedal board and original stand.
203a
3154
-
3/10
2006 (Ron Massaro)
Ron Massaro (Virginia, USA)
Current Location: Virginia (USA)
203a
3209
-
7/10
Mostly Working
Steve ? (Eastbourne, Brighton,W Sussex, UK)
Unknown (Currently trying to sell on Ebay)
203a
3219
-
8/10
2006 (Colin Vincent)
Marshall Aver (London, UK)
Bought from Andrew Bratten, Yorks (UK). Originally from the London Synthesiser Centre
203a
3238
-
8/10
2010 (Rick Smith & John Leimseider)
Sarah Davachi (Calgary, Canada)
Unknown
203a
3247
-
7/10
Working
Jens Steinmeyer, Papenburg (Germany)
Bought from Stefan Bornhorst (Germany) Originally owned by Ralf Hutter [Kraftwerk] Read Stefan's KRAFTWERK Polymoog Story HERE!
203a
3262
-
8/10
2008
Rick Smith (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Formally in Queen City, Saskatchewan, Canada. Complete with set of Polypedals.
203a
3272
8 Mar 1978
7/10
1985 Clive Noble (Llanishen Ltd Cardiff, Wales)
Lee Simeone (London, UK)
Previously owned by Bob Bangers (Essex, UK) where it had been stood for 5 years holding a kitchen door open! Previously serviced by Clive Noble on 20 Dec 1985 at Peter Noble Llanishen Ltd, Cardiff (Sound & lighting specialists).
203a
3283
-
6/10
Semi-Working
Michael Dewenter (New Orleans, USA)
Purchased for $300 in semi-functional condition. History unknown.
203a
3383
-
R.I.P
see history
Jerry Casale [Devo] (USA)
3383 is no more. It has been broken down to rebuild 1279 from scratch.
203a
3385
-
7/10
2013 (Thorsten Thiele)
Thorsten Thiele (Hamburg, Germany)
Donated as a "gift" by a customer. 3385 was completely broken but has now been repaired and works well again.
203a
3394
Feb 1977
8/10
2012 (Thomas Schwarz)
Thomas Schwarz (Voelkersbach, Karlsruhe, Germany)
Bernhardt (Karlsruhe, Germany)
203a
3397
-
8/10
Mostly Working
Eric Hilbert (Paris, France)
Current owner commencing full restoration. Previous owner bought it in Germany in 2011.
203a
3430
11 Aug 1978
8/10
Semi-Working
Stéphane Roux (France)
David Morley (Belgium). Bought in Belgium, used with original flightcase, legs & Polypedal.
203a
3468
-
8/10
Mostly Working
Laurin (Frankfurt, Germany)
Current Location: Frankfurt (Germany) but now being sold on Ebay.
203a
3477
-
-
Mostly Working
Alan Wendricks (Location Unkown)
Unknown (bought off Ebay for $650).
203a
3518
-
7/10
Non Working
Fredo Michael Fraile (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Bought on Ebay from a Russian guy living in Krefeld (Germany).
203a
3546
-
7/10
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: Fresno, California (USA)
203a
3579
-
7/10
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: South California (USA)
203a
3626
-
7/10
2004 (Colin Vincent)
Daniel Mitchener (Surrey UK)
Colin Vincent (Devon UK), Par Street Studio's (Liverpool UK), Kate Bush (UK)
203a
3637
-
?/10
Partly Working
Matt ? (DeWitt, New York, USA)
Bought in 1984 from Dirt Cheep Music, Marietta, Georgia
203a
3655
-
2/10
Non Working
Joe Klaw (Illinois, USA)
Purchased at Music Lab in 1981/82. It was from their rental department. Hoping to restore. No legs but has polypedal. Owner has fond memories of controlling an Arp Odyssey from it.
203a
3730
-
7/10
Working
Richard Zatorski, Melbourne, Victoria, (Australia)
Owned since new. Working fine (just a couple of broken keys).
203a
3745
-
6/10
Non Working
Ebay Auction
Currently being sold by FX rentals, London (UK)
203a
3756
-
8/10
Last restored (1998) Working
Klaus Schönhoff, (Germany)
Bought from an unknown german musician.
203a
3758
-
7/10
Working
Jens Steinmeyer, Papenburg (Germany)
Unknown
203a
3767
-
7/10
-
Ebay Auction
Arona (Italy)
203a
3788
-
7/10
-
Fabrice Fuzillier (France)
Bought from a guy about 10 years ago. Complete with Polypedal.
203a
3795
-
6/10
-
Ebay Auction
Costa Mesa, California (USA)
203a
3801
-
9/10
Being Repaired
Jens Steinmeyer, Papenburg (Germany)
Unknown
203a
3811
-
8/10
-
Randel (Redshift Audio), Essex, Connecticut (USA)
Heath Finnie, Somerville MA (USA)
203a
3815
7 Mar 1979
8/10
Nov 2011 (Paulo Palmieri)
Astronauta Pinguim, São Paulo (Brazil)
Purchased in March 2012, The previous owner was Corciolli, (a Brazilian new age musician). Astronauta Pinguim has a multi-lingual blog about vintage synths and electronic music pioneers HERE
203a
3860
-
-
-
Vinitonello Casa (Brazil)
Unknown
203a
3758
-
7/10
Working
Alex McGowan, London (UK)
Ex Steve Nieve (Elvis Castello). Currently being auctioned on Ebay with 285a Polypedal
203a
3879
-
9/10
June 2009 (power supply by current owner)
Junya Watanabe (Tokyo, Japan)
Bought 15 years ago from a music shop in London for £600.
203a
3911
-
8/10
Working
Mark Wood, Drighlington, Bradford, West Yorkshire (UK)
Bought in 2007 from Jarberry Music, Castleford, West Yorkshire (UK)
203a
3913
-
4/10
Non Working
Michael Dewenter (New Orleans, USA)
Found in a warehouse in New York. The road case has a Pink Floyd touring sticker on it which was not available to the public public so who knows! Currently partially disassembled and non-functional.
203a
3968
19 Mar 1979
8/10
-
Jan Zinkahnn (Netherlands)
Owned since new in 1979 CLICK HERE to see his original Norlin checklist.
203a
4032
Oct 1979
9/10
Michael E Caloroso
Michael E Caloroso (USA)
Unknown
203a
4070
6 Dec 1979
8/10
Nov 2012 Brian Thurmond (Georgia, USA)
Brian Thurmond (Georgia, USA)
Bought from Daddy's Junky Music Store, Massachusetts in May 2000. Owner currently restoring the keyboard, replacing all CMOS ICs, and re-capping the power supply.
203a
4075
-
7/10
Not Working
Ken Elhardt (Cary, NC, USA)
This was Moog's NAMM show demo unit. After Moog discontinued the Polymoog, Goodman Music aquired it. Ken bought it from them in 1981 for $2000. This is likely to be one of the last units made. Ken is still the original owner...
203a
4098
-
8/10
Not Working
Jean-Pascal Codine (Vincennes, France)
Purchased from a private seller in Paris in 1987. Survived a move from France to Italy and then to the UK but since moving back to Paris has ceased to function.
203a
4104
-
9/10
Works Intermittently
Scott Houston, Shropshire (UK)
In pretty much mint cosmetic condition (excpt for a couple of very minor paint chips). Bought from Sound Control in Birmingham in the late nineties, complete with original legs. Referenced as being “from a local private owner – a disabled musician who had died too young”.
203a
4141
-
8/10
Working
Martin Gilbert (Netherlands)
Belonged to German composer Peter Huebner. Was stored with other equipment from Huebner in the Netherlands, sold by storage company to pay unpaid storage bills.
Model
Serial
Date of Manufacture
Condition
Last Restored
Owner
History (previous owners in decending order)
280a
1017
15 Aug 1978
10/10
2005 (Colin Vincent)
Shaun Brooks (Dorset, UK)
1. Marvey Mills (Essex UK) 2003. 2. Lee Simeone (Basildon, Essex) 2000 (Paid £400 with Polypedals - bought from SOS small ads).
280a
1035
-
7/10
2003 StudioTechnik
Gary Dent (Sunderland, UK)
StudioTechnik: Munich (Germany)
280a
1044
Sep 1978
8/10
1984 (Norlin Rotterdam) 2008 (Bleeps & Peeps)
Jeroen K (Hillegom, Netherlands)
Previously owner: Arjen De Vreede found it in the Czech Republic in the '90s. After 3 months of restoring, replacing and cleaning... it's in great condition. What a keyboard...(31 years old....!)
280a
1056
15 Sep 1978
8/10
2005 (Vincent & Mitchener)
Daniel Mitchener (Surrey, UK)
Originally from: Woodstock, Ontario (Canada)
280a
1109
-
7/10
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: Stratford, London (UK)
280a
1123
-
-
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: Long Beach, California (USA)
280a
1166
3 Nov 1978
7/10
Not working
Craig Sue, Sydney (Australia)
Bought in 2001 "off some bloke". DOA but didn’t care, he had to have it!
280a
1168
-
6/10
Mostly Working
Alan Williams (Manchester, UK)
Last owned by China Crisis, then stored for 30 years. I have put this polymoog on ebay.
280a
1176
-
R.I.P
Stripped for Parts
Bob, Florida (USA)
Unknown
280a
1190
-
8/10
-
Heath Finnie, Somerville, Boston, MA (USA)
A guy called Marshall, Boston, MA (USA)
280a
1199
-
-
-
Ebay Auction
Current Location: Hamm (Germany)
280a
1204
-
6/10
Untouched from new.
Jasen Wise, Hagerstown, MD (USA)
Owned from new, the Poly has never been restored or opened up but apparenly still works fine.
280a
1205
-
6/10
Semi-working
Ebay Auction
Current Location: New Hampshire (USA)
280a
1229
17 Nov 1978
8/10
2014 Being Restored
Jacob Hunt, Rome, Georgia (USA)
eBay purchase from former owner in New York. No history supplied. Cosmetically very good. Needing electrical restoration, (in progress).
280a
1230
-
-
2007 by owner
Bob, Florida (USA)
Unknown
280a
1257
01 Dec 1978
8/10
2005 Synthrestore
Jeff Toman (Newton Abbot, Devon, UK)
Originally from: Cardiff, Wales (UK)
280a
1258
-
6/10
2012 (Michelangelo Pastore)
Pastore Simone (Rome, Italy)
Purchased from a music store in Milan, (Italy) circa 1990.
280a
1269
-
9/10
2012 (Thomas Schwarz)
Thomas Schwarz (Voelkersbach, Karlsruhe, Germany)

Bought in Munich, (Germany) and signed by Bob Moog.

280a
1279
Dec 1978
7/10
-
Matti Ikonen (Turku, Finland)
Ronald Zöllner (who's father had owned it from new) Augsburg (Germany)
280a
1305
Dec 1978
9/10
2007 (Kevin Lightner)
John Bezjian, Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
Sold by Kevin Lightner in 2007 (with 285a Polypedal s/n 2179). Previous owners Roger Manning Jr & guitarist Peter White.
280a
1306
Dec 1978
6/10
1992 (a mate radar engineer)
Chris Hack (Brighton UK)
Unknown (London area, UK) [paid £35 in 1991 incl legs and Polypedal]
280a
1307
14 Nov 1978
4/10
Not Working
Eric Frampton Atlanta, Georgia (USA) Found in the garage of a house in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Currently being restored by Eric Frampton Keyboards http://www.ericframpton.com
280a
1335
21 Dec 1978
9/10
2005 (Colin Vincent)
Colin Vincent (Devon UK)
Ceri Davies (Edinburgh UK), Unknown (Auchterader, Fife UK)
280a
1338
-
7/10
2017 (James Walker)
Chris Wareham (London, UK)
Purchased on eBay in Mar 2016 from Tony Rigg (Chorley UK). We became friends and I bought his 203a as well. Serviced by James Walker of Synth Repair in 2016. Had one IC failure since that took James just half an hour to diagnose and fix. Fully working, with reproduction legs but no flight case or Polypedal.
280a
1350
-
6/10
Semi-working
Ebay Auction
Current Location: New Hampshire (USA)
280a
1405
-
8/10
Not Working
Josh Blyton (Nafferton UK)
Unknown
280a
1418
18 Jan 1979
8/10
2005 (Colin Vincent)
Andy Boucher (Brighton UK)
Andrew Todd (UK)
280a
1423
22 Jan 1979
8/10
2006 by owner
Jeff Wilkerson (Memphis, Tennessee, USA)
New Jersey estate sale (USA)
280a
1428
12 Feb 1979
7/10
2005 (Colin Vincent)
Jordan Gibson (Northumberland UK)
Maciej Polak (Gdansk Poland)
280a
1440
-
10/10
2005 (Kevin Lightner)
Jerry Casale [Devo] (USA)
Jerry Casale (USA)
280a
1474
14 Mar 1979
8/10
2007 (Daniel Mitchener)
Daniel Mitchener (Surrey UK)
Bought from guy in Merseyside (UK) 1996
280a
1502
7 Mar 1979
-
2007 by owner
Bob, Florida (USA)
Unknown
280a
1557
-
8/10
-
Mike Walters, N Carolina (USA)
Bought from Los Angeles, CA (USA)
280a
1575
-
4/10
-
Ebay Auction
York, N Yorks (UK)
280a
1582
23 Jul 1979
5/10
Not Working
Ebay Auction
Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin (USA)
280a
1635
-
8/10
2008 James Walker (Synth Repair Services, UK)
Mark Wood (Drighlington, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK)
Unknown. Polypedals present.
280a
1641
30 Nov 1978
8/10
2009 (being restored by current owner)
Jareth Lackey (Boaz, Alabama, USA)
Purchased from Tony May (Pennsylvania, USA). Still retains original legs.
280a
1710
-
8/10
2006 (Tony Allgood at Oakley Sound)
Martin Carradus (Kendal, Cumbria UK)
Andrew Bratten, Yorks (UK) - restored by Synthrestore in 2005 but not done very well (allegedly).
280a
1715
13 Mar 1979
4/10
-
Matt Holland (Malibu, CA, USA)
Paul Carpenter, Brandon, Florida (USA)
280a
1731
-
8/10
Working
Johnny Joyce, Vancouver BC (Canada)
G Ratzlaff, Kelowna BC (Canada). Bought from a music store in Kelowna in the late 70's.
280a
1794
-
7/10
-
Matt Holland (Malibu, CA, USA)
Bought off Ebay from Michigan (USA)
280a
2336
-
-
-
Sanford (Great Valley, NY, USA)
Originally purchased in 1989 from Niagara Falls NY (USA)
 
 
Total = 80 Polymoog 203a (Synthesizer) and 42 Polymoog 280a (Keyboard) owners accounted for so far
 
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