Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
09-08-2011, 01:20 AM   #1
Senior Member
LennyBloke's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Worcestershire, UK
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 284
Pentax SMC 200mm A* f2.8 Pricing advice

I have one of these beautiful lenses that is no longer getting use due to the fact that I now have the FA* 80-200. I put it up for sale on the UK Pentax users site (sorry don't do international shipping yet) at what I thought was a reasonable price but have had no real interest. Has anyone bought/sold one of these fairly recently, and if so would you mind sharing how much you paid so that I can gauge whether I am way off with my pricing - thanks in advance

09-08-2011, 02:22 AM - 1 Like   #2
hcc
Pentaxian
hcc's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,482
I woudl start to look at the Lens database at PF:
Pentax A* 200mm F2.8 ED Reviews - A Prime Lenses - Pentax Lens Reviews & Lens Database

The data base may give you also some indicative price (US$600-700).

Then I would consider to post an add at PF marketplace. There are genuine Pentaxians who might be interested. I woudl suggest that you indicate clearly upfront if your price includes shipping (or not) and Paypal fees (or not).

Hope that the comment will help...
09-08-2011, 06:56 AM   #3
Senior Member
LennyBloke's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Worcestershire, UK
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 284
Original Poster
Thanks HCC - I did take a look at the reviews which is what made me think my price of 425 shipped (in the UK) was pretty good. I may use the Marketplace, but need to investigate shipping costs, payment methods, etc a bit more before posting on there.

Thanks again
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
k-mount, pentax, pentax lens, pentax smc 200mm, slr lens
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pentax SMC A 70-210mm f4 Vs SMC M 200mm F4 at 200mm sim Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 7 08-29-2010 06:09 AM
Pricing advice? jadedrakerider Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 2 11-10-2008 06:10 PM
Advice on pricing smc PENTAX-A ZOOM 1:3.5~4.5 35~210mm. Curbster54 Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 0 04-13-2008 05:19 PM
Lens Advice: SMC-M 80-200mm f/4.5 AlexL Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 5 09-19-2007 01:18 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:08 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top