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Re: [OM] Re: DG's om-3

Subject: Re: [OM] Re: DG's om-3
From: Garth Wood <garth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 08:22:21 -0700
At 09:17 AM 11/14/2000 -0500, Dirk Wright wrote:
>>
>>Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 22:15:44 -0700
>>From: "Chris O'Neill" <coneill@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Subject: Re: [OM] OM3 and 35-80 F2.8 zoom for sale
>>
>>On 14 Nov 2000, at 3:10, D G wrote:
>>
>>> OM3 #1011261 LN in box, LN condition, manuals, cards etc. 1 roll of film 
>in
>>> 8 years, magnificent camera, $775.00 US dollars.
>>
>>This is the 9th time since October 14th that you've listed this item.  
>>While you *have* reduced your price (you started at US$885), don't you 
>>think anyone who's interested has already contacted you with an offer of 
>>what they're willing to pay
>>
>
>Well, the bottom line is that he is high on his price. I don't think it is 
>worth more than about 500$, considering that it eats batteries just like an 
>OM-4. I don't have 500$ to spend on a camera right now, so I can't buy it 
>anyway.


Yeah, the price on the OM-3 is high, but the price for the 35-80/2.8 seems 
pretty reasonable.  Unfortunately, with the OM-3Ti around, the OM-3's always 
going to be considered the "poor relation" (just like my OM-4's considered a 
poor relation of the 4Ti).

Ultimately, I'd recommend a sale via eBay.  List members are too knowledgeable 
to get goo..., er, *high* prices out of.  ;-)

Garth



  
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