Velocity Reviews - Computer Hardware Reviews

Velocity Reviews > Newsgroups > Computing > Digital Photography > Wow! I thought the Nikon was pricey (35mm f1.4)

Reply
Thread Tools

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

 
 
DanP
Guest
Posts: n/a
 
      06-29-2012
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:
> >>
> >>>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rare-Leica-L...f-1-4-black-Pa...
> >>
> >>>> 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.

DanP
 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For those who thought some m4/3rds lenses were pricey RichA Digital Photography 0 06-24-2012 12:18 AM
HBO dvds. Why so pricey? Richard DVD Video 6 06-19-2004 12:36 AM
36MB Foveon proved too pricey for Hasselblad George Preddy Digital Photography 40 06-11-2004 04:12 PM
Re: 36MB Foveon proved too pricey for Hasselblad Darrell Larose Digital Photography 7 06-09-2004 03:50 PM
"Allo Allo" R1 in January...bit pricey? SoHillsGuy DVD Video 1 10-04-2003 07:56 AM



Advertisments