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09-19-2008, 02:09 PM   #1
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How to find original retail price of lens?


Any resources out there to find the original MSRP of a Pentax lens?

Any old catalog listings, reviews, anything that would show what price a lens originally cost?


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What year? I have some old Pop and Modern photography mag back o the book ads in my flickr brochures and manuals set, from 1985.

Otherwise Mantale et al do sometimes quote then-current prices in their books, and sometimes Marriott home page may have a particular price.

Best bet: ask here for a specific year, maybe someone has a mag from then. Otherwise, the old photo magazines can be had on eBay.
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I have the original Pentax catalogues from 1998/1999, complete with price lists for Germany in the long deceased Deutsch Mark. That might give you an indication, though.


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