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03-18-2011, 11:11 AM   #1
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[SOLD] Vivitar Series 1 24-70mm f/3.8-4.8 PKA in like new cond

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Vivitar Series 1 24-70mm f/3.8-4.8 PKA in like new cond

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$150 Shipped or $140 + Shipping ****Lowest Price Reduction $90 Including shipping (CONUS) ******

Item Location
NJ/PA

Item Description
I am selling one of my last Manual Focus lenses.

The Vivitar Series 1 24-70mm f/3.8-4.8 PKA in like new condition.
It was Repaired by Eric Hendrickson ($50) and comes with One Year warranty period.

I bought the lens New Old Stock from a small store that was closing. I use it few times and I started to hear something loose inside. So I put it away and forgot about it.

Since I can no longer use Manual lenses, I decided to send it to Eric for repair. He fixed, and it looks, feels and perform as new plus you have 1 year if something happen.

The lens glass is free of scratches and the blades are snappy and free of oil. Original front cap included, I think the back cover is generic.

I have a 67mm UV filter included as well. It comes with the Hard case, instruction manual, Dealer's sales record (warranty card) that no longer applicable.

I am also including the original receipt from Eric for warranty purposes.

The lens is very nice and takes very nice pictures. It is wide enough and has a nice zoom range.

You practically get an almost new lens with 1 tear warranty.

Shipping is included in the asking price unless you live in the North East USA that will be $7 or for international buyers will be the asking price with $10 towards shipping.

Are you the original owner of the item being sold?
No

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Like New

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Other (Elaborate Below)

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Shipping Services
USPS Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal Check/Money Order

Return Policy & Additional Details
International buyers, please PM for shipping quote.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!


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03-23-2011, 05:28 AM   #2
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Price reduction:
$130 + shipping.
I paid $55 to be cleaned. It has 1 year warranty from Eric. It is a very nice lens.
03-28-2011, 09:20 AM   #3
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Last Bump before going to the auction site.
04-07-2011, 06:06 PM   #4
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Last price reduction:
$110 + shipping.

04-12-2011, 08:52 AM   #5
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Final Price Reduction. $100 + actual shipping. (I spend $50 + shipping for a CLA by Eric) so basically you are getting a lens just cleaned and calibrated with 12 year warranty from him.

This is my bottom price.
04-12-2011, 06:40 PM   #6
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This seems like a really nice lens. My girls have a Kr, and a K2000, (which I think is a Kx). Would this lens work with them ??

I have several Spotties, with the M42 mount. Would this lens be a good fit with the vintage film cameras ? Is there an adapter available ?

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04-13-2011, 05:31 AM   #7
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QuoteOriginally posted by Musicale Quote
This seems like a really nice lens. My girls have a Kr, and a K2000, (which I think is a Kx). Would this lens work with them ??

I have several Spotties, with the M42 mount. Would this lens be a good fit with the vintage film cameras ? Is there an adapter available ?

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Jim Svarz
Jim:
It will work great in the Kr and K2000 cameras. It is the PK/A mount.

I do not think so there is an adapter to fit your Spormatics. There is a M42 to PK mount but no the other way around.

Someone can correct me if I am wrong.
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That's promising. Would this then be just like a 24 mm to 70 mm as in a Film camera ?

I'm under the impression (wrong or not), that a 24 mm on a digital is like a 45 or 50 mm .

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04-13-2011, 07:27 AM   #9
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Due to the APC crop sensor, the 24mm appears as 36mm focal length. So the lens in a DSLR is like 36-105mm in a film camera.
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Thanks jj. I was looking for something more wide angle than this. Thanks for the clarification on the difference between the film and digital.

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Bump. Some interest but no buyer yet.
Shoot me a PM if interested.
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Bummmp.
Make me an offer.
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$100 including shipping CONUS. International buyers get $7 towards shipping.
05-03-2011, 10:11 AM   #14
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Bump and Final price reduction. I can't go lower than $90 shipped CONUS. Just the CLA from Eric was over $50.
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Bump. Make me an offer I can't refuse.


I can not longer use manual lenses due to my eye-sight and I have no use of this lens. It is very good wide angle to mid telephoto in a film camera.
 

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