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    Bargain box

    Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
    Who knows what collectors pay anyway...
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    But it's not numbered. You can buy this box for your mint but boxless lens, forge the number and add at least 200 pounds to the value.....

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    On the other hand a Noctilux lens for £350 'buy it now' stinks of possibly being 'knocked off' (stolen). A Noctilux for sale anywhere else would be far far more than this. You would pay double for a late model Summicron.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BMbikerider View Post
    On the other hand a Noctilux lens for £350 'buy it now' stinks of possibly being 'knocked off' (stolen). A Noctilux for sale anywhere else would be far far more than this. You would pay double for a late model Summicron.
    It's a cardboard box.

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    C'mon, it's not just a cardboard box...it's a Leica cardboard box!

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    A Leica expensive box...very much Leica indeed. I can imagine the cost of the lens fitting, or befitting, this expensive box.

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    Oooops. My mistake and I should have read the details closer (Blush & squirm with embarrassment!)

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    Methinks, it's time to sell my Alpa 24mm box . . .

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    In the rare book realm sometimes the (proper) dust jacket from a 1st edition is worth nearly as much as the book itself.
    What's a Noctilux sans box worth compared to one with the (a) box?

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