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12-22-2008, 01:17 PM   #1
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[SOLD] Sigma APO 170-500mm, Like New

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Sigma APO 170-500mm, Like New

Asking Price
US $475

Item Description
This lens is in beautiful, like new condition. Shows very little, if any, signs of use. When I got it, the lens hood was still wrapped in plastic. Holding lens up to a light with aperture wide open, I could see one very tiny fleck on an inner element. Otherwise, glass is like new.

Includes box, case, lens, tripod mount, hood and original front and rear caps.

I'm including 100% center crops from 170, 300 (actually 310) and 500mm. Crops are wide open, 1 stop down and 2 stops down.

I was impressed with sharpness, even out to 500mm. At 500mm, only the wide open shot seemed soft. Seemed well balanced using tripod mount with my K10D.

Downsides are the size (it's just shy of 3 lbs) and lens creep as there's no zoom lock.







Please pm me with any questions.

Kevin

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

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition
Used
Like New

Item Location
Tampa, FL USA

Shipping Charge
US $20

Shipping Services
USPS Priority 2-3 Day Delivery

Shipping Destinations
Worldwide

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal Check/Money Order

Additional Details
Shipping in US is $20 which includes insurance. Actual shipping costs are $12.20, insurance for $535 is $7.45.

I will only ship this insured.

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


Last edited by dumrox; 12-30-2008 at 11:22 PM. Reason: lowered price
12-30-2008, 11:23 PM   #2
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$60 price drop. See new price in original post.
01-14-2009, 03:52 PM   #3
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hi, do you still have this for sale? i was wondering about the fleck you mentioned -- is there a way you could maybe take a photo (of something white, maybe?) and post it, to see how apparent the fleck is or isn't?

could you also say whether or not you used a tripod in the above sample photos?

thanks

Last edited by kazoo; 01-14-2009 at 03:53 PM. Reason: forgot a question
01-23-2009, 11:15 PM   #4
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Lens has been sold

 

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