(Sold) Nikon F3HP (Black) - Near Mint

Discussion in '[Classifieds] For Sale' started by CLS, Feb 2, 2018.

  1. CLS

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    I'm selling my darling F3HP...

    It's in excellent condition and has a VERY "recent" production serial number (1939866)...one of the last in the series, produced likely after the year 2000.

    Mechanically, it's perfect! And aperture-priority metering always gave me great results. The focusing screen with split-prism is bright and free of any gunk or other impediments to achieving perfect focus. I've put many roles of film through this and never encountered a problem.

    Cosmetically, it has very minimal scratches or brassing. I took great care of it, always keeping it in protective pouches, etc. Please see the high resolution photos to get an idea of the cosmetic condition.

    There is a sticker inside the film door indicating the light seals were replaced in 2016.

    Feel free to ask me any questions you have. I'm asking $340 or Best Offer, which includes shipping within the United States.

    Thanks--
     

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    Looks to be in mint condition. Wish I needed one, but I'm set on Nikon bodies for now!
     
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    @mporter012 I understand the sentiment...but can you really ever have "enough" Nikon bodies? :wink:
     
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    Think about how incredible it is that you can get this for $340. I would have loved to have one of these 30 years ago but couldn't afford it. I've already got one now.

    GLWS
     
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    Eugh and aaah...
    One of the lovelies I used in the early to mid-1980s with an MD4 drive (F3HP). A commanding presence was one attribute, hauling it to my eyes with my then-skinny arms was quite the talking point! And... I also toured around Australia with "The Beast" bouncing up and down in my mountain bike's handlebar bag! :tongue:

    I agree with NedL: I really could not afford it back then, but I believed I just had to have it. Took out a loan over 2 years, with the F3 chewing through hundreds of rolls of Kodachrome 200.
     
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    wow, pretty. Almost wish I used Nikon. Sadly, satan already bit me once this month. Good luck.
     
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    SOLD via Facebook.
     
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    Is there a Nikon F3 facebook group? Sorry, I never venture over there
     
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    Thanks for that!