I win, I think... (Hugo Meyer lens sold)

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Wow, i just sold an old Hugo Meyer lens I had sitting around for a couple of years. I was hoping to get $150 for it, it sold for... $559! I had two people bid over 500 bucks for it! The winning bidder is in China, and his feedback shows that he's not afraid to buy lenses. I wonder, is the lens worth this much or do you think two "snipers" got caught in their game? I have no symathy, if you are wiling to bid high, you should be willing to pay high too, but has anyone else seen these things sell for this much?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=3858004369&ssPageName=STRK:MESO:IT

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Deckled Edge said:
Looks like a gorgeous lens. I had it on my Watch list, myself.
Why the "seller's remorse?" The market has a way of instructing us.

Believe me, I'm a big believer in Hayek, prices tell us a lot...:smile: I guess I was wondering if this is a "real" price as opposed to some weird sniper outcome. Oh well, as long as I get paid, no worries!:smile: Not bad for something laying around the house eh?

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I was watching it too. I don't think it's worth that much but if collectors keep getting crazy it will be. Good for you!
 

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i've seen dshk on ebay drop serious money on lenses with regular frequency but it looks like some brave soul outbid him on this one, thats rare. I give up on an auction if i see him bidding.

-andrw
 
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