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COMPLETED Vivitar 55/2.8 macro lens (FD-mount) with adapter | Location: USA | Ships: CONUS

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  1. flipmack

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    Buy & Sell Listing - Want to Sell
    Selling</br> Vivitar 55/2.8 macro lens (FD-mount) with adapter
    </br>Prices</br> FS: $90 PP gift, shipped CONUS
    </br>Location</br> USA
    </br>Ships to</br> CONUS
    </br>Description</br> I just received this lens and adapter on Monday and it's just not working for me. I had sworn off legacy lenses last year and the year before that - I guess it's a yearly lesson for me.

    Anyway, It's a great macro lens. Glass is clean, aperture works, focus works. It's also sharp and does 1:1 without extensions.

    Caveats:
    - there's some internal dust. I have yet to encounter a legacy lens without it.
    - the rubber for the focus ring is not there. You won't miss it. I think it looks pretty neat like this. The focus ring turns nicely and smoothly.

    Other than that, here's some pictures from the lens and my EPM1:

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    I'd like to sell this for $90 shipped, or trade this for your EP1, EPL1, or any m4/3 body. If you have a spare m4/3 body that's probably gathering dust somewhere and will only continue to gather dust or sit on a pedestal, but you also want a macro lens, then this is a good opportunity for both of us!

    The Vivitar 55/2.8 averages around $75-$80 on eBay. with adapter, you're looking at $90-$100. This is what I'm thinking would be the average price for an EP1 in good shape.

    You'll receive the Vivitar 55/2.8 macro lens, a 62mm front cap, and the FD-m4/3 adapter. No rear cap included.

    If we do a trade, we'll each pay for respective shipping. I always ship with USPS priority with tracking.
    </br>Payment accepted</br>
    • Regular PayPal (buyer adds 3% for this option)
    • Personal/Gift PayPal (violates PayPal policy and no buyer protection)
    Shipping method</br> USPS Priority
    </br>Shipping charge</br> included
    </br>Handling time</br> 1 day
    </br>References</br> FM: flipmack, 4/3forum: flipmack
    </br>Additional comments</br>
    • Open to trade offers
    • Open to reasonable offers below asking price
    • Buyer must have a PayPal confirmed address
    Acknowledgement</br>
    • I have read and agree to the Buy and Sell rules.
     

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