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Reversing Ring for Pentax K Manual Focus Lenses only CDN$ 1,192.85
Posted By: SointulArt, 11-21-2014, 07:14 PM

I assume this is a mistake, but I keep coming across grossly inflated prices on fleaBay and Amazon and I couldn't resist posting this "bargain" from amazon.ca.

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only CDN$ 1,192.85. Jump in quick, stocks can't last at this price
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11-21-2014, 08:56 PM - 1 Like   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by SointulArt Quote
I assume this is a mistake, but I keep coming across grossly inflated prices on fleaBay and Amazon and I couldn't resist posting this "bargain" from amazon.ca.

Reversing Ring for Pentax K Manual Focus Lenses with a 49mm Filter Thread.
only CDN$ 1,192.85. Jump in quick, stocks can't last at this price
Gee, I missed that super deal. It's back down to $9.95.
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Gee, I missed that super deal. It's back down to $9.95.
I still see CDN$ 1,192.85 when I click on the link. I wonder why the difference?
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Here's what I see from Canada just now.

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At current exchange rates that 1192.85 is very close to what it should be in Yen. I suspect they entered the amount in Yen and failed to translate currency correctly. Or perhaps the lister set currency as dollars but typed in the Yen value. Or some other similar glitch
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At current exchange rates that 1192.85 is very close to what it should be in Yen. I suspect they entered the amount in Yen and failed to translate currency correctly. Or perhaps the lister set currency as dollars but typed in the Yen value. Or some other similar glitch
Maybe an explanation if it was a Japanese seller. But Adorama?
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QuoteOriginally posted by SointulArt Quote
Maybe an explanation if it was a Japanese seller. But Adorama?
But it is not Adorama's site, they are selling on Amazon so possible they got the currency mixed up. Just a thought, I have no idea but the close relationship between the exchange rate caught my eye.
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But it is not Adorama's site, they are selling on Amazon so possible they got the currency mixed up. Just a thought, I have no idea but the close relationship between the exchange rate caught my eye.
You maybe right, but I am horrified to think that someone may actually buy something like this for this ridiculous amount of money. I have no idea why anyone would, but hopefully Adorama will rectify the situation.

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Although cheaper than before me, but now it is still very expensive for me, I hope it can be further reduced.




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It is fixed on that link now, at least here. Shows 9.95
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The Amazon site probably looks at the IP address and uses that to determine what country the browser is coming from. Then they apply localizations like currency. Somebody just screwed up the Canadian price. One way to test this is to use a proxy that shows an external IP address from another country.

From the link posted above: Shows as $9.95 USD
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Well it's sort of fixed, still not too happy with the exchange rate calculations though
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CDN$ 1,192.85
That's outrageous! I'm glad I got mine when they were only $875.00. Woohoo!
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That's like a standard price form the infamousn Kevin Cameras on ebay.
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