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Wow! I thought the Nikon was pricey (35mm f1.4)

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On Friday, 29 June 2012 13:56:31 UTC+1, Rob wrote:
> On 29/06/2012 10:50 PM, RichA wrote:
> > On Jun 29, 6:02 am, Bruce <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >> RichA <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >>> On Jun 28, 7:57 pm, nick c <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >>>> On 6/28/2012 3:13 PM, RichA wrote:
> >>
> >>>>>
> >>
> >>>> Give up the black finish and voila, ya get the $6,950.00 version. )
> >>
> >>> As the wealthy turn their backs on traditional investments like stocks
> >>> and bonds, the world of art and tangible collectables continues to see
> >>> records broken, despite the economy.
> >>
> >> I buy and sell quite a lot of collectable equipment, mainly Alpa
> >> cameras, Kern and Angenieux lenses. Despite the demise of film, the
> >> market for Alpa 35mm film bodies has held up surprisingly well.
> >>
> >> However, there has been a steady and significant change in the market.
> >> Five years ago, most of my buyers were in Western Europe with a few in
> >> North America and Japan. Now, the market has swung east and is
> >> dominated by buyers from Hong Kong with a few in mainland China and
> >> Japan.

> >
> > At used camera auctions in Toronto, a lot of the buyers are purchasing
> > to export to Mainland China.
> >

> Was in Hong Kong couple of weeks ago and tried to buy some old Chinese
> made SLR and range finder cameras from a junk bin condition very poor. -
> they wanted something like $120 - $150 each ridiculous prices where you
> should be able to pick them up for $15-20 each

If you wanted to buy that junk you start by offering a fiver.
Otherwise there's ebay for decent old film cameras.

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