Somebody got a deal!

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by rthomas, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. rthomas

    rthomas Member

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    I ran across an ad on Craigslist today that I called about immediately. Sadly they said they already had a buyer (but they would call me if it fell through.. so far no call). I did confirm the price. Wow... any single thing on this list, except maybe the Ansco, is easily worth $50.

    $50 TAKES ALL!
    NIKON F2 35MM WITH CASE -55MM/1.2 LENS - MANUAL
    NIKON F WITH 50MM /1.4 LENS MANUAL
    TWO NIKON LENSES 1) 2.8LENS 35MM PC WITH CASE
    2) 1:4 LENS / 200MM WITH CASE
    ANSCO CAMERA WITH CASE
     
  2. Christopher Walrath

    Christopher Walrath Member

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    Um . . . wow . . .
     
  3. djacobox372

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    Some seller forgot a zero.
     
  4. Brian Legge

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    I've seen a few adds like that - often people emptying closets or moving, inherited items, etc. My favorite was a big Mamiya 645 with a few lenses for $75. The seller ended up turning it into an auction of sorts as they had something like 50 people get in touch the first hour. Crazy.

    I think of those deals as offsetting all of the overpriced offerings, like an Agfa Shur Shot for $500. :smile:
     
  5. Eric Rose

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    could also be stolen equipment.
     
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    It's nice to see that film cameras are still in demand. I really hate it when I go out shooting and strangers come up to me and ask me if film is still being made :mad:
     
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    As the number of, 'Guess what I found on Craigslist' threads-increases on the forums, the more it will be a place to miss opportunities rather than find them. :wink:

    I'm old enough to remember when ebay used to be a fun place to shop...