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12-04-2007, 12:08 PM   #1
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[SOLD] FS: FA 100mm macro lens

I had this up on eBay and the buyer bailed on me after winning the auction. Rather than immediately re-listing I thought I'd put it up here for a few days to see what might happen. I had the bids start at $300 and it had a "Buy-it-now" of $400, buyer to pay for S&H.

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Here is the text from the eBay sale page.

Used Pentax FA 100mm Macro. This is the older version of the DFA100mm that is currently on sale from Pentax. It has the same optics but a much sturdier build. It is built like a tank! A detailed review of the lens can be found at The focus limiter is no longer working (it was removed) but auto and manual focus work fine (the DFA version has no limiter either). The optics are great and there are no scratches, dings or fungus.

Original lens caps are missing. The rear cap has been replaced with a stock cap. Original packaging also missing but extra care will be taken when packing for shipment.

Paypal only. US buyer preferred, but international OK as long as buyer pays for customs, shipping and insurance. Payment is expected within 48hrs of end of auction

Items is offered "as-is" and all sales are final. Please e-mail me with any questions before making an offer. Good luck in bidding!

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Did you try offering it to the 2nd highest bidder? If I had a spare $300 I'd be happy to take it off your hands. Good luck, mate!
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Surprisingly there was only one bidder, (but over 20 people watching) so there could not be a 2nd chance offer.

Weird - I thought the FA 100mm was in demand. Oh well.
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If I had the money now, you can be sure I'll be getting this! Looking for a macro/portrait lens for the past few months now...

12-06-2007, 10:51 AM   #5
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How fast is this lens?
12-06-2007, 11:29 AM   #6
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I believe this is a 2.8 lens...
12-06-2007, 12:39 PM   #7
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Another vote here for "if I only had the money"....darn heater went out and sucked up all my tax return
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Correct. It is the f/2.8. It is supposedly the optical equivalent of the current DFA version, but this one is much more sturdy. The assembly is substantially more robust. It can focus to 1:1 at around 1 foot.

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$280? are you prepared to send this to ozzyland.. if i payfor postage etc? i am interested. pm me ure details and i will transfer the money into your account. if your not prepared to or $280 is not enough, thats ok however if you want to sell it. ......
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