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05-25-2009, 04:45 PM   #1
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Fair Price for a used FA 43MM Ltd.

I am going to sell my FA 43 MM Ltd. I bought it new, and it has been babied. I just don't use it enough and I want a macro lens.

Adorama, B&H and Amazon sell it new for between $508 and $549.

What do you think is a fair price for my used one in excellent condition?

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05-25-2009, 07:08 PM   #2
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Bob,
Judging by the prices that you've been able to find on new ones, I would say that you could probably get $400 for yours, if not a little more. I don't know which macro lens you have in mind, but the money from the FA43 would almost cover the cost of brand new one; if you're OK with used, you might actually come out with a little money left over (check KEH, as I've seen a few AF macros in the 50-105 range there, as of late).

If you're not using it, you may as well get something that you will. You've already got that M50/1.7 and that's not that far off of 43 in terms of FL.

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Abe's of Maine and Tristate Camera both list it at $445

400 is probably fair but I'd be more likely to jump at it used around mid-three-hundreds
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Do a search in the marketplace for "43mm" and see what they've sold for. I've seen anywhere from $300 to $435 as an asking price.

Of course, the $300 one lasted less than an hour. The $435 one has been there a month. I'd shoot for somewhere in between!

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43 Limited intrested

Do not know much about pricing of the 43 limited but I am in the market looking for one to buy. If you plan to sell, and depending on the condition of the lenses itself, along with some shots taken with it, I would obviously go for it at 400.00 USD asking price. Depending if you do not mind accepting paypal and shipping to Canada. Will pay extra for shipping insuranse is a must to have.

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