Whaddaya think this old Canonet system's worth?? PICS

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by Mild Bill, Apr 20, 2005.

  1. Mild Bill

    Mild Bill Millennium Member

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    I have a cool old Canonet system...

    It's in incredible shape... I wonder what it's worth...
    My dad had it stashed in his closet for 30+ years...
    Barely used if ever...

    Any ideas???

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  2. seattleglockgal

    seattleglockgal

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    A manual focus, rangefinder, 35mm in this day of digital cameras? Unfortunately, not much. A dealer would give you about $25 and TRY to sell it for $50, if that.
     

  3. Glock Bob

    Glock Bob Snack Attack!!!

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    I paid about $155 for my Canonet, but it's a QL17 G-III, which is the most sought-after model. I paid about $40 for the Canolite D. I don't really use either of them that much, they're more for just collecting and display. However, I do take them for a spin every once in a while. If I were you I'd just keep it all. Who knows, one day it may be worth tons of money. Besides, it's all got a lot of history behind it and they are very handsome cameras.
     
  4. Glock Bob

    Glock Bob Snack Attack!!!

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    Here's my bad boy:
     
  5. Mild Bill

    Mild Bill Millennium Member

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    I would never set myself up to be insulted and aggravated by considering taking it to a dealer...

    Ebay if anything, but I'll most definitely keep it...
    It's a good looking lil' set-up like Glock Bob said...

    Thanks doodz & doodetz!

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    I understand completely. I have an old Canon FT-QL, that I would never part with, that a dealer offered me $25 for!!! No demand for the product does not mean it's useless.
     
  7. spober

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    go buy a roll of 35 mm film and use it.that camera will take absolutly fantastic photograghs.digital smigital,film has bottomed out meanning its as cheap to use as it has ever been (1 hour DEVELOPE 6-7 bucks for 24 pics/,NOT BAD)AND AS UNPOPULAR AS ITS GONNA GET.have you noticed how much real film is still being developed at just abouit every drug store and wall mart in the country!