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03-16-2009, 09:03 AM   #1
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[SOLD] ME F in Excellent Condition, with freebies

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ME F in Excellent Condition, with freebies

Asking Price
$100 USD or $125 CAD SALE PENDING

Item Description
I am selling an ME F (as most of you know, world's first autofocus 35mm SLR; like an ME Super + an early version of AF) in extremely good condition, with lots of goodies:

*** M 50/2 also in excellent condition (clean glass, snappy aperture, good costmetics), with UV filter and original front & rear caps (I can't be bothered to sell this separately so please don't ask)

and

*** Original manual, body cap and strap. Oh, and a pristine shutter release cable with a locking feature I forgot to photograph.

The previous owner barely used this camera. It spent most of its life in a drawer and emerged with only a very few, very faint markings. Batteries were left in the battery compartment and there was a bit of leakage, but it cleaned up quite well (see photo) and the contacts work fine.

The camera meters, focus confirmation works, with its AF35-70/2.8* (NOT included with this sale, sorry) it does autofocus, and the shutter clicks nicely at appropriate speeds for the setting. The screen is bright and clean (and may I say "WOW"--if you haven't looked through one of these classic bright viewfinders lately, they're GORGEOUS).

* N.B. As an early implementation of Autofocus, the ME F does not have a KAF mount and will not autofocus lenses other than the AF35-70/2.8. However, focus confirmation will still work with any lens.

Full res pics at ME F all included | Zooomr Photo Sharing or see below for low-res selection.

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

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition
Used
Excellent

Item Location
Ottawa/Gatineau, Canada

Shipping Charge
Actual (Canadian bonus: free in Canada)

Shipping Services
Canada Post

Shipping Destinations
Worldwide

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal Check/Money Order Other (Elaborate)

Additional Details
For payment, Electronic Money Transfer is good too (at least for Canadians--others if technology allows)


I believe I have priced this camera quite reasonably given its excellent condition and included items. If you think I'm off the mark please let me know (I'll gladly take your extra cash! ). No, seriously, tell me.

Here are the pics:





And here's the state of the battery compartment:


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


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...as per edit above, SALE PENDING!
03-16-2009, 01:41 PM   #3
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that's awesome David! I'm very pleased you have a pending sale already! in one day no less. very good indeed.
 

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