Leica iif + summar + nikon 3.5cm for 350 bucks
Old 06-17-2016   #1
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Leica iif + summar + nikon 3.5cm for 350 bucks

Hi guys, I found an ad from US on ebay with those equipments and two viewfinders with origonals cases etc on sale for 350$. The seller found them on an estate sale and not an informed person on photography. He didnt know that is summar but I guess from the photo. The photos are not good enough quality and not many so you dont see whether lenses are without haze or scrathes. He is not very communicative either.

Would you risk and buy? If they are all in good shape, they are worth over 700$. What do you say?

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Old 06-18-2016   #2
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Count in a cla for camera and lenses and you might be well over $700. Non-communicative sellers and “not knowing about cameras“ are not good signs.
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I tried to find the ad you mention to see what the items looked like, but I couldn't locate it. In any case, unless you're doing your own work, costs to get it right add up fast. Then again, it could be perfect. It's a roll of the dice....
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I had some extra photos from him and it is an early uncoated summitar not summar. It looks clean but nikon doesnt look clean.

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Which Nikon 3.5cm? F1.8, F2.5, or F3.5?

Its a screaming deal if its an F1.8, a great deal if its an F2.5, and still not bad if its an F3.5.

Nikkors have tougher coatings than Leica lenses of the same period and often clean up nicely.
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Which Nikon 3.5cm? F1.8, F2.5, or F3.5?

Its a screaming deal if its an F1.8, a great deal if its an F2.5, and still not bad if its an F3.5.

Nikkors have tougher coatings than Leica lenses of the same period and often clean up nicely.
It is f3.5 but looks foggy from front. Does it still worth?
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It is f3.5 but looks foggy from front. Does it still worth?
Yes, its worth a few hundred (assuming it cleans up ok).

FYI > https://www.mapcamera.com/item/3000009565286
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Yes, its worth a few hundred (assuming it cleans up ok).

FYI > https://www.mapcamera.com/item/3000009565286
Looks like below. What if not removable? like haze or etching.

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Hard to tell anything from that photo. I'd risk it.
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I guess that this is an early summitar?

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$350 is not bad at all here if you don't mind taking a small risk once in a while. Count on CLA's.
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$350 is not bad at all here if you don't mind taking a small risk once in a while. Count on CLA's.
And I need to count on the 68$ shpping plus possible custom fees. I have just offerred 300$ to try my chance.

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I just bought the items and paid 359$ including shipping. I am looking forward to what I will get!! Will post when I get the items!! Excited.

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322136124713 was the item number on ebay. Could you please look at it and tell what could be in the black case? Another lens? The seller said it is a lens doubler. Whatever it means.

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They had it on craigslist in a few cities and I emailed them about it, they live somewhere else and were looking to sell via paypal.

I was interested in getting it but I'm not in the mood to buy and put money into fixing it right now.
It would probably even out it's value if you put money into fixing it, but then you're spending money to only make your $350 back.
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“not knowing about cameras“ are not good signs.
The best deals that I've bought have been from these type of sellers...
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Old 06-20-2016   #17
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I also bought this for 260 bucks!

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/262481543576?...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Is it a good deal?
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