Konica Instant Press - What's a fair price?

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  1. johnny9fingers

    johnny9fingers Member

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    Hello, I have offered my digital gear to trade for a Konica Instant Press. I have placed a tentative value on my gear of around $1000. What would the Instant Press run???

    Thanks,

    John
     
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    Wow, that's hard to say. Call Greg Weber (www.webercamera.com). He's "Mr. Konica". He'll know for sure. He may even have one.
     
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    Thanks Eric, I sent him an e-mail.....

    John
     
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    He barely answers email. He's a great guy and everyone (including me) will suggest you just call him. He'll talk for hours! I have had all my Konica's CLA'ed by him. I know the Instant Press is one of the collectable Konicas around. Good luck! Have you looked at the Polaroid 600 or the Mamiya one? I think the Polaroid uses the Mamiya lenses but I don't know much about them.
     
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    Ok, I'll give him a call this evening. Yes, I just picked up a Mamiya Universal Press, I've got instant film fever....

    Thanks....... John
     
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    Where did you find one? I have always wanted one. I think Fuji should come out with a packfilm camera now that they are selling packfilms to the USA.
     
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    I offered some digital as a trade and a fellow in Canada contaced me this morning.....
     
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    Hello,
    I have watched a few in the past month or 2 on ebay and they seem to sell in the 5-700$ range. I hope that helps. There is one for sale as we speak.
     
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    Since Fuji sells packfilm, I wish they would start selling a packfilm camera again!
     
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    I have a beautiful Konica Instant Press FS/FT.
     
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    Konica Instant Press

    i'm also looking to acquire a Konica Instant Press--

    if anyone has one they're selling, would you let me know what you're asking?
     
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    there is one on ebay germany (ebay.de), but it will end soon. it's 600 euros at this moment.

    reinhard
     
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    Info on Konica Instant Press Camera

    These cameras are listed on E-Bay about every 2-3 weeks and go for $1,000-$1,500. I have some info on my blog, which is blog dot steadmanwatson dot com.
     
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    colinlane,

    I have a Konica Instant press. Though I don't have the box nor instructions, it is in pristine condition. It has been carefully wrapped up and resides in my storage unit, along with alot of additional analog photographic equipment. Thought I was considering resuming use of this camera, I would sell it for $1500. FYI, I am in Arizona. HM
     
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    response to your 1/6/12 posting

     
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    There is one on the bay now if you are still looking.

    David
     
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    I am i bit surpirsed to see one just sell on ebay last night for $1,508 and that a fuji FP1 is sill there witht a buy it now for $1,244.

    Another Konica instant press (new in box never used) is currently there at $1,175 reserve not met.

    I have read that the build quality of the knica was not as good as the fuji fp1, but never seeing either I am no expert. However I would love to get an FP1 some day.
     
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    FYI, my Konica Instant Press was just placed on EBAY. Auction number: 110817797373