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E-P1 collector's item at $8000?

Discussion in 'Hot Deals - Find a Great Deal? Share It Here.' started by robertro, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. robertro

    robertro Mu-43 Veteran

    223
    Apr 22, 2010
    E-P1 - now on eBay at $8254. Buy-It-Now ! Still 3 available at this price - they can only go up! Like real estate, they're not making any more:rofl:

    http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110986573749&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:CA:1123

    Olympus PEN E-P1 12.3 MP Digital Camera - Silver (Body Only)
    Item condition: New
    Time left: 4d 11h (Dec 12, 201218:49:25 EST)
    Quantity: 3 available C $8,254.00
    Buy It Now Add to Watch list
    Shipping: FREE - Standard Shipping

    Full disclosure: The camera in the listing is not mine, but I do have a soft spot for the E-P1.
     
  2. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 14, 2012
    New Mexico
    Larry
    The sad thing is that some poor sucker who knows nothing but thinks a big price must mean something wonderful will probably buy it.

    You'd think for the price they could give you expedited shipping for "free".

     
  3. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    Interesting. My body cap lens finally shipped - now I can put it on my $8000.00 E-P1 ! (That's been my plan all along, just didn't know my camera was worth so much.) :eek: :biggrin:
     
  4. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Texas
    Give it another 20yrs, :cool:
     
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  5. robertro

    robertro Mu-43 Veteran

    223
    Apr 22, 2010
    Darn - missed it!

    Looks like the listing was closed - should have acted faster :wink:

    Anyone have any E-P1's for sale for less than $5000? I know, I'm unrealistic....but you can always hope!
     
  6. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    SoCal
    I wouldn't pay a dime over $8,000.
     
  7. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I've got two ... I'm willing to let one for for the measly sum of $2000. Quite a bargain it seems.
     
  8. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Apr 4, 2010
    It is Canadian dollars. Isn't that kind of like Yen ? Knock a few zeroes off . . .
     
  9. zpuskas

    zpuskas Mu-43 Veteran

    459
    Feb 25, 2011
    Santa Barbara, CA
    I just sold one for less than a hundred bucks...oh well!
     
  10. Omega

    Omega Mu-43 Regular

    62
    Oct 3, 2012
    So, what was special about it?
     
  11. Firedogg

    Firedogg Have cash, will spend

    I didn't know they were worth so much. I'll have to take better care of mine from now on.
     
  12. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    Sure, I would let mine go for $4750.00! :biggrin:
     
  13. robertro

    robertro Mu-43 Veteran

    223
    Apr 22, 2010
    Wow, what a bargain! Saving my pennies....
     
  14. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Ken
    I love visiting our neighbors to the north, but the days of heading to Canada to take advantage of the difference in currency valuation are no more. The Canadian dollar is worth more than a US dollar.

    --Ken
     
  15. sammykhalifa

    sammykhalifa Mu-43 Top Veteran

    762
    Jun 22, 2012
    Pittsburgh PA
    Neil
    It's about 1:1 right now . . .