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[OM] Re: Manuals, lots of manuals FS

Subject: [OM] Re: Manuals, lots of manuals FS
From: David Carter <spotz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 20:35:44 +1200
apologies for my inadvertently causing confusion
( assumption is the parent of all f _ _ K ups )
I was referring to Olympus manuals.
Of the others, I know only that they exist ...


Walt Wayman wrote:

> I apologize if I misled anyone into thinking everything there was scarce.  
> Certainly, none of the Olympus stuff is, and the prices are certainly a bit 
> high.  For instance, he's got a BIN price of $20 on a couple of volumes of 
> the Time Life Library of Photography.  I sniped the entire 17-volume set, 
> plus index, for $9.05, plus shipping, last October.  I know the seller was 
> disappointed, but I wasn't.  And I passed on the duplicates of the stuff I 
> already had for just the shipping cost.
> However, I would definitely consider such things as an original Leica IIIc 
> manual or a Bolex H-16 Rex manual fairly rare, although certainly not quite 
> in the category of an ivory-billed woodpecker, which I'm extremely pleased to 
> learn is not really extinct after all.  I had a Bolex H-16 back in the '60s, 
> and it was neat, and the ivory bill's cousins, the pileateds, live and nest 
> in our back yard, and they're neat too.  Maybe I'll post a few pictures 
> someday.
> Walt
> --
> "Anything more than 500 yards from 
> the car just isn't photogenic." -- 
> Edward Weston
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: David Carter <spotz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>$15 ( minimum ) seem a TRIFLE bit expensive, as these don't seem especially 
>>rare. I haven't had to pay much more than $5 for mine
>>Walt Wayman wrote:
>>>A bunch of instruction manuals, some probably pretty scarce, plus a number 
>>odds and ends of interesting gear for sale here:
>>>Most of the Olympus stuff begins on page 16, but there's a thing or two in 
>>other places.
>>>No connection, except I just did a BIN on the original manual for the Mamiya 
>>RB67 C lenses, 50mm, 65mm, 127mm, 140mm macro, 180mm, 250mm, and 360mm.  Now 
>>just need to get the 250 and 360 to go with the manual.  I think I really may 
>>a gearhead after all.  :-)
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