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Old 12-09-2016   #41
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I sold a perfect, unblemished S3 2000 with a Leicatime half case here around a year ago for $650, so there are deals out there.
Somebody here sold a complete S3 2000 kit with the millennium nikkor 50 for around $1200 or so, which was an even better deal. I think I will go drink a bottle of Southern Comfort now to help me forget the fact I didn't buy that when I had the chance.
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Old 12-09-2016   #42
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Crazy price for an S3 2000 reissue.
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Old 12-09-2016   #43
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Originally Posted by NIKON KIU View Post
I just saw this.


$748.00 from Japan, plus shipping.

How about that?

Price keeps going lower.

Ok price for body only, but not bargain priced. I have seen 'em that cheap locally several times with a Millennium lens attached.

Lemonsha used camera shop in Ginza has a body only in stock for 80,000 yen ($693).

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I bought my S3 Milllenium (inc. 50mm lens) from Japan for $1250, but it came without the box. I love it even more than my M3 (which had a complete overhaul). As someone earlier said - it is the long focus throw which makes it easier to focus. The lens is superb.

The knurled knob for focusing is rough on the fingers, so I usually turn the whole lens with my left hand.
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.......sometimes i thinks
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I was bitten by the Nikon Rf bug when I went to Japan last year.
Came home with a chrome SP/50mm f1.4 and a S3 2000/50mm f1.4.

Ended up selling the SP and lens and the S3 2000 body only as I manage to purchase a black SP 2005 in a trade + $$.

So now I have a black SP 2005 and its 35mm f1.8 lens and also the millennium nikkor 50mm f1.4. Such a beautiful kit if I may say so myself!

Having said all that.....i am still having some trouble getting used to it though. Changing the aperture is tricky as the lens/focus spins with it. Definitely more comfortable shooting with my Leica M's

Now i don't know whether to keep the nikon and continue to persist with trying to use it or sell it........ as beautiful as the camera is, I am finding hard to justify keeping it as a trophy

First world problem.... I know
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I paid 825 for my S3 2000 in 2014. It came with a non-kit Nikkor-S. Seems a lot now but back in 2014 it seemed reasonable.
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