Quick question: when buying a second hand enlarger do you expect a lens with it ?

Discussion in 'Enlarging' started by nick mulder, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. nick mulder

    nick mulder Member

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    Title says it all really...

    I'm selling an enlarger - I can't mail the enlarger (too big = hassle), but I could mail the lens and therefore list it here at APUG to a much larger market. But I don't want to shoot myself in the foot with an enlarger without a lens that I cant sell :whistling:

    Have a look:

    http://www.apug.org/forums/forum135...pl-c7700-rodagon-105mm-5-6-enlarger-lens.html

    whats it worth ?

    top of the day to ya :wink:
     
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    In that case you might want to sell the lens separate since that enlarger can't do 6x9cm. Rodagon 105mm lenses are not so common.
     
  3. jjphoto

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    Enlargers don't really sell, as there is little demand, so if you sell it with or without a lens you will still strugle to get a 'decent' price.

    On the other hand, enlarging lenses are useable for other purposes so appeal to a greater market as they're good for macro, product shots, and other photographic purposes, not just in an enlarger. You are probably better off selling the lens seperately.

    JJ