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Nikon S2 for $4000 from KEH?
Old 03-17-2017   #1
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Nikon S2 for $4000 from KEH?

Wait, whuuuuuut?

https://www.keh.com/shop/nikon-s2-35mm-camera-body.html

FYI marked as Bargain Condition.
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Anything wrong with that?
They are a shop and they can ask any price on what they have for sale.
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Wait, whuuuuuut?

https://www.keh.com/shop/nikon-s2-35mm-camera-body.html

FYI marked as Bargain Condition.
Its the wrong picture at first, scrolls through the pics and you will see a black one thats the right picture. Black chrome dial.
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Black with Chrome Dial and Chrome back makes it a Frankencamera, doesn't it. So a back from a chrome camera, and a dial from a chrome camera. How does that make it worth $4000?
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I understand that the back is from a chrome camera. The baseplate will be chrome then. I would not be very happy with that camera.

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Its the wrong picture at first, scrolls through the pics and you will see a black one thats the right picture. Black chrome dial.
Checked it again. It does not say black chrome dial. But 'black;chrome dial;chrome back'
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Checked it again. It does not say black chrome dial. But 'black;chrome dial;chrome back'
thats what i meant. black, chrome dial.
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Checked it again. It does not say black chrome dial. But 'black;chrome dial;chrome back'
"Black, chrome dial, chrome back" means that the camera is black, but of the chrome dial type. There is also a black S2 with a black dial; the "dial" is the distance ring around the lens mount.

People who can paint cameras can buy the camera and paint the bottom plate black. Then they have a complete black S2 with an original black top. Black S2's are extremely rare.

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Black s2
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Black s2

The chrome dial s2 in black is the rarer of the the two types,
The distance scale should be chrome , the top controls are the early type painted black ,there are details to look for , if you have Robert rotolonis book it is helpful
There are many cameras painted black that are not the real deal ,
Not an issue if you know and are only looking for a shooter
The serial number is the only way to figure it out .
Keh is slim on details and the photos are not the actual item for sale .
The back is hard to paint , as the bottom plate is attached with rivets , a chrome back always seems to make a camera suspect
$4000 is a leap of fate thing .

Keh does take returns no questions asked I guess .
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