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11-27-2012, 05:23 PM   #1
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Pentax LX Titanium Black (1996)

spotted on ebay, black titanium not part of black friday tough



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Pentax LX Limited Titanium Black SLR Camera 15th anniversary 300 pieces (12H083) | eBay


i think this is the first time i see somebody selling it.


if this a double thread. just delete this adam

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11-27-2012, 05:27 PM   #2
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11-27-2012, 05:42 PM   #3
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Gorgeous camera.
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What a deal, box and T name for $6K, the only visible difference from the one I'm looking at at home (including the newer shutter release button version) )

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That's beautiful, but it's not $6K worth of beautiful.
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OMG! Beautiful, but ... $6300? Far too rich for my blood. I'd be afraid to use it.
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[edit: per the links in the next two posts, the camera in post #1 must be the real deal. Kool ! ]

My first thought when I saw this eBay ad a couple of weeks ago, is this a fraud?

Black? All the Titanium LXs I've ever seen pictured are silver and black, Like the one below:

All LXs have titanium shutters, but I've never seen one with "Titanium" written on it anywhere.
Maybe, the prototypes or the earliest production run cameras had "Titanium" engraved on them, advertising the shutter material?

I would advise any potential buyer to verify this camera really existed, that there really was a black 15th Anniversary Edition.

[edit: per the links in the next two posts, the camera in post #1 must be the real deal. Kool ! ]
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11-28-2012, 08:42 AM   #8
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Have a look a this: LX It would seem that the ebay listing is for a LX limited, with black painted titanium top and bottom covers. I guess it is inscribed "titanium" so that the common herd knows what the owner is sporting.

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Seems real....


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QuoteOriginally posted by MysteryOnion Quote
Seems real....


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Thanks for the link! Very interesting info. I was amused by the choice of music accompanying the home page, "The House of the Rising Sun"! But since asahi means "sunlight" according to the link below, I guess its understandable. I do wonder if the House of Asahi has truly been the ruin of many a poor boy, as the song states. Truly its done some ruination on my bank account!

Asahi - Origin and Meaning of the name Asahi at BabyNames.com
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cheaper limited available too in Tokyo





*New in box* Pentax LX 75 years Anniversary Titanium Top SLR film camera body | eBay


from all those limited - apart from the Gold - The Black Titanium indeed the rarest one. they only has 300 copies ever made. that is why rare to surface on ebay.
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cheaper limited available too in Tokyo

Plus the free shipping makes it really tempting . . .
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