Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home

Show Printable Version Search this Thread
07-15-2013, 06:21 PM   #1
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
jpzk's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Québec
Posts: 8,135
Feedback Score: 32 (100%)
Sigma 150-500 F5-6.3 APO DG HSM Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
Sigma 150-500 F5-6.3 APO DG HSM

Asking Price
850.00 USD

Item Location
Québec, Canada (Canada)

Item Description
I am putting this beautiful lens on the Marketplace after having been the most recent owner for a short while. (bought here in March 2013).
Reason for selling: I have decided to sell this one and a few other lenses (stay tuned for more very soon) and put the money toward a prime 500mm lens.

It is sharp at the long end, as you can tell from different pictures:

A few test shots from me:

Cooper Hawk and GoldenEyes; Castle and others:

The built-in OS is working great as expected and the HSM is very quiet (silent) and fast. I would dare saying that it is faster than the SDM on my DA*300/4. Quick-shift is also quite useful!
Focus did not require extra adjustment on my K5.
There have been reviews of this very same (the review is based on the lens being sold here) lens on this forum and I am pointing out to a specific review:
Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Lens Reviews - Sigma Lenses - Pentax Lens Review Database
As previously stated, there is a minor smudge on the hood and a scuff on the tripod mounting ring.

Comes with hood, caps, original box and case, paper, warranty documents.
I wrote "excellent" for the condition but you will find that it is really close to being "like new".
If you are Canadian, there is still 8 years left of warranty on it. Receipt copy available for the buyer.

Will be ready to ship out to the buyer within one week ... "family busy" with the preps for a nephew's wedding and a short (and well deserved) mini-vacation for my ife and myself.

Are you the original owner of the item being sold?

Are you selling or trading this item?

Item Condition (Key)

Shipping Destinations
North America

Shipping Charge
Canada: included in price; USA $25.00

Shipping Services
Canada Post Express post (trackable)

Accepted Payment Types

Return Policy & Additional Details
No Returns

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

There are two more photos (shown here) which were graciously provided by the seller (to me): bird and panda.

Last edited by jpzk; 08-30-2015 at 07:08 PM.
07-15-2013, 06:47 PM   #2
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
jpzk's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Québec
Posts: 8,135
Feedback Score: 32 (100%)
Original Poster
Here they are those two photos which did not show in the original post:
Bird and panda ... from the member who sold the lens to me.

Last edited by jpzk; 08-30-2015 at 07:08 PM.
07-15-2013, 07:11 PM   #3
panoguy's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Washington, D.C.
Posts: 3,312
Feedback Score: 65 (100%)
I would be the guy that sold him the lens, and took those pictures. Not sure if my posting here will help or hinder, but this is a stellar copy and I think jpzk just hasn't spent enough time with it!

The 150-500 OS really is one of the best ways to get to 500mm on a Pentax, regardless of budget. I once compared this very lens side-by-side to the big Sigma 500/4.5, and the difference between them at f/9 wasn't enough for me to care. (Ah, but the difference at f/5.6... that's another story!)

FYI: the only reason I sold this lens to jpzk in the first place is because I bought a Sigma 50-500 OS and had Sigma Canada "tune it" to my K-5 so it equalled the 150-500 @500mm, but with a greater zoom range and a slightly smaller size (and $600 more in cash!). I could just as easily go right back to the 150-500, especially if I knew it would be this one.

Last edited by panoguy; 07-15-2013 at 07:18 PM.
07-15-2013, 08:03 PM   #4
Weevil's Avatar

Join Date: May 2012
Location: Near Montréal, Québec
Posts: 3,290
Feedback Score: 27 (100%)
PM Sent...


  • 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!
apo, canada, condition, dg, f5-6.3, hsm, item, lens, review, sigma
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lens Profile Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM RockvilleBob Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 3 01-05-2013 08:25 AM
Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG HSM, is the OS version much better ? Matchete Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 4 04-24-2012 06:47 PM
For Sale - Sold: Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM oeriies Sold Items 5 01-25-2012 09:08 PM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:49 PM. | See also:, 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?
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]