Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/01/13

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Subject: Re: [Leica] WTB:LEICA 50mm SUMMICRON-M
From: "Bud Cook" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 09:09:29 -0600

I didn't mean NEW retail, I meant the going price for the used lens.  As an
example, if I traded in a used lens the dealer would give me about 60% of
what he'd turn around and ask for it.
- -----Original Message-----
From: <>
Date: Tuesday, January 13, 1998 6:32 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] WTB:LEICA 50mm SUMMICRON-M

Robert wrote:

>Looking for a Leica 50mm Summicron lens.  Will also consider 50mm
>Elmar-M or 35mm Summaron-M.  Will pay as much as a dealer.  Please e-mail
>me with serial number and condition.

Bud Cook wrote:

>Robert, do you mean you'll pay about 60% of what the retail price would
>That's about what a dealer would pay.


Usually the dealers I know would pay 40% and sell 60% of retail price.
(on average)