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02-11-2012, 09:00 PM   #1
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New to fourm and need help with camera.

First of all, Hello and what an excellent site. Glad to have found it.

Second is a question ->
I recently cleaned out the basement of a house I purchesed, I first found alot of junk then came across a pentax me super camera with lots of extras. I know nothing about these but was wounder what its worth.

list of items (unsure of some)
1 pentax me super with smc pentax-m 1:2 5mm lense
1 multi - coated 1:2.8 28mm lense (blacks)
1 80-200mm zoom 1:4.5 lense (blacks)
1 Starblitz 3000BAS bounce Computer (flash)

Small single lense-
1 (green) kenko x1 49mm lense
1 (blue) blacks 80A 49mm lense
2 blacks 1A 49mm lense

Hopefully this is the right place to ask, If not i apologies
New to the fourms.

Thanks in advance.

02-11-2012, 09:29 PM   #2
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Here is a link to the Pentax ME Super
Here is a link to the 50mm lens or what I think is it.

The other 2 lenses you need to provide more information, there are too many possibilities. What do you mean by (blacks)? I do not understand.

The filters are not worth much if anything, the camera and 50mm, if in good shape, can be sold. The camera, anywhere from $25 to $100 depending on condition, the lens, maybe $50 on a really good day. The other two lenses, I don't know without more info.

You need to check for fungus in the lenses, vintage camera equipment stored in a dark damp place often gets a fungus inside that can ruin the optics.
02-11-2012, 10:06 PM   #3
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Blacks Cameras is a Canadian camera chain retailer. At one time they marketed their own house brand of lenses. Like most lenses that were house branded, they weren't all that good. I don't know what they would sell for now, but they are not what would be considered desirable glass.
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Unless you want to keep and use it, the value is whatever someone will pay you for it. Take clear close up photos of each lens, and list them on ebay with full descriptions and be as honest as you can. If you have means to test them, include photos taken with the lens. The camera is a harder sell, but the ME Super is one of the better sellers if it is in really good shape. If you don't test it, clearly let buyers know that. I would suggest looking it over good, get batteries and film and at least shoot a roll of film, testing each of the lenses. The sell it with one of those Blacks lenses. Sell your other lenses separately, unless they are really bad.

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Thanks for the quick replys.

Yes Blacks is the brand name of the lenses

Because the image of this was to big here is the link of the camera
http://s15.postimage.org/tn33faabu/DSCF1034.jpg


sorry if live links are not allowed please delete
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QuoteOriginally posted by Wheatfield Quote
Blacks Cameras is a Canadian camera chain retailer.
Ah, that explains it, thanks.
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