value of an LX?


RyanK

Link Posted 11/07/2009 - 08:37
Hi all
What would you estimate the value of a Pentax LX in excellent condition? Have one at hand I am seriously considering buying.
Thanks
/Ryan

womble

Link Posted 11/07/2009 - 08:45
I have 35 LXs on my ebay-sales database. Minimum price £85.00, maximum price. with various extras £641.96, average price £243.91. For a good example, body only or with an unexciting lens, £250-£300 is about right. Check for the famous "sticky mirror" problem and the state of the light seals. If it has the FA-1W viewfinder it is worth a little more.

Kris
Kris Lockyear
It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head. Henri Cartier-Bresson
Lots of film bodies, a couple of digital ones, too many lenses (mainly older glass) and a Horseman LE 5x4.

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RyanK

Link Posted 11/07/2009 - 20:14
Hi Kris

Thanks a lot for your speedy answer. I think I will go for it. I do like to still shoot not-digital.

/Ryan

BODYHEAT

Link Posted 11/07/2009 - 20:46
Priceless. You can't put a value on it Buy it
FILM - Pentax: LX, K2 - 24/2.8, 40/2.8, 50/1.4, 120/2.8, 80-200/4.5, 28-105mm 2.8 macro, AF 280T

DIGITAL - Nikon : D300 - 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED AF-S VR DX
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