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Kit lens value

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by sabeking, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. sabeking

    sabeking Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 22, 2012
    North Carolina
    I'm considering selling my kit lenses that came with my EPL1. They are the 14-42 and 40-150mm. Before I place them in the classifieds, I really would like to know the potential value. Please help me with this...


  2. Spuff

    Spuff Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Dec 5, 2010
    Berkshire, UK.
    I sold my 40-150 for £112 on Ebay - I don't know what a reasonable price to set in classifieds is.
    I would think there is not a high demand for the Mk1 kit lens (my EPL1 with kit lens went for £120 on Ebay).
  3. fin azvandi

    fin azvandi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 12, 2011
    South Bend, IN
    A general tip for determining "market price" for lots of used items - do a search on eBay for the item, and then in the left sidebar there is a link to show only Completed Listings. You can see what it has sold for on eBay over the last several weeks/months. As Spuff said, the price for the original Olympus 14-42 will be less than the updated "14-42mm II"
  4. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    I would guess you could move them fairly quickly at 50ish for the 14-42mm and maybe 125-150 for the 40-150mm.
  5. dhazeghi

    dhazeghi Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 6, 2010
    San Jose, CA
    Going by eBay, seems that the range is around $50-75 for the 14-42mk1 and $115-140 for the 40-150.
  6. sabeking

    sabeking Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 22, 2012
    North Carolina
    EPL-1 plus kit lenses

    Well, I haven't attempted to sell my lenses yet; however, now I want to sell my EPL-1 with the lenses. I would like to sell all together. So, with that said, anybody have thoughts on this system, priced together?

  7. sabeking

    sabeking Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 22, 2012
    North Carolina
    Heck, I'd sell the 12-50 as well... Thoughts on the price for that? Basically, I want to get a couple of primes lenses for my OM-D. I would like the 25MM 1.4 and the 45MM Olympus.
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