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Best deal on Olympus 25mm?

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by yakky, May 19, 2014.

  1. yakky

    yakky Mu-43 Top Veteran

    662
    Jul 1, 2013
    I'm losing hope of seeing a refurb anytime soon. That and I have my doubts it will be much less than $350. I see new ones going for about $399 from us sellers but I'm open to ordering from any reputable dealer even if it is overseas.
     
  2. lightmonkey

    lightmonkey Mu-43 Veteran

    480
    Dec 22, 2013
    well, atleast have assurance that the lens is worth it. TINY, LIGHT, sharp, fast, and has a reversable hood.

    wonderful lens. vignettes a bit wide-open, but what prime doesnt - and besides i add artificial vignette to most of my shots anyway
     
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  3. tyrphoto

    tyrphoto Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 25, 2014
    Seoul | NYC
    ㅇtㅈyㅅr
    Even at full price, IMO it's a great value. Sharp, even wide open, and renders colors beautifully. Even comes with a lens hood.

    Sent from my SHV-E300S using Tapatalk
     
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  4. stephen99

    stephen99 Mu-43 Rookie

    17
    Jun 22, 2013
    Someone on another forum posted a good deal from Henrys in Canada. They have both the silver and black version on sale for $299. With shipping to the US and figuring the exchange rate it comes to about $287 US. Heck of a deal. Expect to wait a few days for delivery though. I believe the site said 7 to 14 business days.
     
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  5. Scrowley91

    Scrowley91 Mu-43 Regular

    40
    May 26, 2014
    Hey, thanks for that stephen, just saved me over a hundred bucks!
     
  6. yakky

    yakky Mu-43 Top Veteran

    662
    Jul 1, 2013
    The Henry's deal is spectacular, I should have waited...ARG!
     
  7. Cpk

    Cpk Mu-43 Rookie

    18
    May 6, 2014
    Allentown
    Chris Kline
    Don't feel bad,I just, just bought a used, though mint with a B+W filter for $375. A day or two before the Henry's deal I saw that the lens was back-ordered at Oly's site. My logic, flawed apparently, was, "Who would put on sale a item that the manufacturer has run out of?"
     
  8. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    If you are not opposed to getting a used copy, keep your eye out over at KEH.com

    I've bought a lot from them over the years. They have a very aggressive rating system, so even bargain items are in decent shape. They offer a 6 month warranty on their used items, so you definitely have a good backing on anything you buy from them.

    Here is a link to their Olympus m43 fixed focal length lenses. I did not see any 25mm today, but they get new inventory in quite frequently.

    http://www.keh.com/Camera/format-Mi...th-Lenses?s=1&bcode=MO&ccode=6&cc=3239&r=WG&f