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11-09-2009, 08:39 AM   #1
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[SOLD] Pentax FA* 28-70mm/2.8 AF

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Pentax FA* 28-70/2.8 AF

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Iím selling my Pentax SMC FA* 28-70/2.8 AL Auto Focus Lens after five wonderful years of use.

This is my second sale on here after selling my FA* 200/2.8 last year, but finances dictate. Itís basically had no use in the last two years, so the decision has been taken.

I cannot emphasis the quality and practicality of this lens enough, the colour reproduction and light qualities are absolutely top end. I am not a Pentax expert (although all my gear is Pentax) but Iím sure other people on this forum will agree that it is regarded as one of the greatest ever pentax lenses, and arguably the best of their variable length lenses. Actually not far off matching the quality of primes.

The lens itself is in really excellent condition, with absolutely no issues mechanically. This lens features power zoom but in the interests of being totally honest and forthright I cannot 100% confirm its working as my digital body ist D does not support the feature.

Its been lovingly cared for, serviced periodically, and had little to no use (absolutely no exposure to the elements) in the last 2-3 years. It has just four noticeable marks on the metal, and a few more on the lens hood where the silver paint has rubbed. In my view these are only noticable on close inspection.

You will see in the photos the front and rear glass is perfect.

Includes main lens hood and front and rear lens caps. Sorry but no box. Lens was serviced by Pentax in 2006 with all my other equipment.

£530 reduced from £600. priced to sell.

Buyer to pay postage and any paypal or other fees. Would prefer to meet up but ok to post to Europe and possibly further afield, but payment would therefore need to be done via paypal. Will not ship to Africa etc. Collection would be either Central London or Cambridge.

I will attempt to upload any pictures taken with the lens shortly. Excuse the crap pics, taken with little digi camera!

Please contact me for any further questions.

I am also selling a Pentax *ist D which I used with it, with a Pentax D-BG1 Battery Grip (worth £35 used) £230 on its own or £190 if bought with lens.

Thanks, Christopher

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Item Location
London, UK

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£20approx inc insurance

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No return unless item is not as described.

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

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Price reduced to £530 on this lens. Will upload more photos shortly. Thanks Chris

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Images taken with the lens in varying conditions, as promised:

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