Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
09-19-2008, 02:09 PM   #1
Veteran Member
jsherman999's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 8,228
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?

.

09-19-2008, 02:15 PM   #2
Veteran Member
Nesster's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: NJ USA
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 13,047
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. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nesster/2557509919/in/set-72157594578815656/


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.
09-19-2008, 02:24 PM   #3
Veteran Member
Ben_Edict's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: SouthWest "Regio"
Photos: Albums
Posts: 3,303
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.

Ben
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, lens, pentax lens, price, slr lens
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale - Sold: Original Pentax K100D Retail Box (box only) -- Free! wallyb Sold Items 3 02-05-2010 07:36 AM
How to find original filename vs that tagged by Lightroom? Javaslinger Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 2 11-25-2009 12:55 PM
Expected K-7 Retail Price: (US)$1,400 RiceHigh Pentax News and Rumors 82 05-21-2009 07:54 AM
Where can original retail lens prices be found? jsherman999 Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 12 01-21-2009 10:29 PM
Where to find an original MX soft case heartattackandvine Pentax Film SLR Discussion 10 09-16-2008 05:39 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:56 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.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