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Expired Pentax M 85 f2 (preferably EU)

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snake

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Oct 4, 2011
I'm looking for one of these, hoping for it to be in ok condition.

I've got feelers out in some other forums.
 

snake

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Oct 4, 2011
Yep, I saw a couple here on fleabay that went for quite nice pricing, but I was away for the weekend, so couldn't monitor them. I got an offer on the german pentax forum, but the guy was obviously making an attempt at gouging. I could simply go and sacrifice some length and speed and gain AF by going DA70 as a better value.

I think the speed and FL of the 77 are great, but I can't justify the stunning price here in Germany. The Samyang is ok, but large. If I went manual, I'd sacrifice speed for the size and go for the M85.

The sigma 85 1.4 has become incredibly expensive, too. It appears that Europe got a silent price increase on the factory lenses and the other manufacturers followed. The Euro's massive troubles and devaluation are no help, either.
 
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