This one is on my Bucket List. And a gorgeous sample it is. But I just spent $823 only two days ago on something else photographic. The better half just stared me down. I'm already not sleeping on my stomach and not sleeping with my mouth open...
Good luck with your sale. Someone is going to end up with a killer lens.
"When making a portrait, my approach is quite the same as when I am portraying a rock. I do not wish to impose my personality upon the sitter, but, keeping myself open to receive reactions from his own special ego, record this with nothing added: except of course when I am working professionally, when money enters in,—then for a price, I become a liar..."
— Edward Weston, Daybooks, Vol. II, February 2, 1932