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01-15-2009, 05:05 PM   #1
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[SOLD] FA* 80-200mm F2.8 - MINT w/pictures Marketplace Listing

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FA* 80-200/2.8 - MINT w/pictures

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This maybe the finest FA* 80-200/2.8 available anywhere

It's in MINT condition. I mean MINT ! It does not look like it's ever been used. I took it out (carefully) for a shoot, and IQ is fantastic.

It comes in the original box, with papers, (never used) shoulder pouch.

I'll consider trade with;
FA* 200/4 (will entertain any offer)
FA* 300/2.8 (will entertain any offer)
DA* 50-135 + $1,100

The weight is the reason I'm selling it. I have a bad left wrist, and it puts too much stress on it. I didn't think it would be a big deal, but it has turned out to be a deal breaker

Thanks for consideration.

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I'm sorry for re-post this item. First time around I had it for trade, and had not put a price on the time. I hope I didn't ruffle and feathers. ;-)

I have also included pictures this time around.

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

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01-15-2009, 05:10 PM   #2
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And a couple of images I made with the 80-200

01-15-2009, 06:57 PM   #3
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I have had the good fortune to see Sam's lens in person. I was absolutely amazed that is is brand new. If I had the $$$ I would jump on this in a heartbeat! It is soooo clean and sweeet. A hard to find lens in mint condition. It is a beauty!
01-15-2009, 07:42 PM   #4
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Dealing with Sam is definitely a pleasure.

I definitely understand wrist issues as I have issues with my right wrist. That is one nice looking lens, though.


01-15-2009, 08:12 PM   #5
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Thank you LaRee and Heather.

It's a great lens, as I mentioned in the post it's just too heavy for me. I guess a lot of Canon users would laugh at me with their monstrous lenses... But, I'm used to the likes of 21, & 43

... and now this sweet LX.
01-15-2009, 09:50 PM   #6
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Wow! It's probably the cleanest FA80-200 I've even seen...

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01-15-2009, 11:25 PM   #8
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Wow, beautiful lens. Makes me wish I had picked one up years ago when I was still in Tokyo; lots of disposable income at the time....

Guess I'll have to be happy with my 50-135!

01-15-2009, 11:44 PM   #9
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FWIW, I have that lens and it is far sharper than the Sigma version which I had and sold when I compared the two side by side.

01-16-2009, 12:03 AM   #10
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Lovely lovely lovely... too bad I'm in no position to get this! (Financially) lovely!!! Up for you!
01-16-2009, 01:09 AM   #11
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Bump for a great forum member and an awesome lens!
It's worth every penny. It will be the last K-mount lens that I ever part with.
I don't think you could buy from a better person either. Sorry to hear about the wrist Sam and that you have to let this gem go.

01-16-2009, 10:07 AM   #12
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Free bump for great lens!

This is a wonderful lens.
One of the best lens I've ever had.
Someone who appreciates quality picture should get this one right away.

I have one and won't sell it unless I can't use it anymore (like physical condition or financial).
Free bump for great lens.
01-17-2009, 12:36 PM   #13
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Thank you guys for the compliments.

I've had several offers of the trade, but none good enough for the straight sale. I've told everyone I will make a decision by Sunday, so if you want to make an offer it's time to do it now.

The lens is fantastic, as you can see in the pictures.
01-17-2009, 12:54 PM   #14
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If I were a professional, I think I'd buy that right now. I want it because it's beautiful, but I have no reason owning something that majestic with such mediocre skills.

Amazing lens and good luck to you Sam!
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QuoteOriginally posted by leadbelly Quote
Lovely lovely lovely... too bad I'm in no position to get this! (Financially) lovely!!! Up for you!
It's a thing of beauty. Sam.


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