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Selling a camera, but where to?

Perry_95 7 59 1 Wales
18 Mar 2011 8:12PM
i have recently won a photography competition in my area and am wanting to sell the camera, where are some good websites to sell, preferably locally, if it helps i live in south wales and the camera is a Pentax k-x 18-55mm and i am assuming it can be classed as brand new as i havent used it once.

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justin c 14 5.0k 36 England
18 Mar 2011 8:17PM
The classified section on this website is as good a place as any.
cameracat 14 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
18 Mar 2011 9:15PM
As Justin has suggested, Use the EPZ classifieds, Look under the " Home " tab on the home page......Smile

If you have any problems ask " Fran " for some advice......Grin

Price wise, Well its new, If you want to make it tempting just under cut the current new price a little.

Its a great litle camera, Should sell fairly quickly.

Perry_95 7 59 1 Wales
19 Mar 2011 7:39PM
Couldn't see a pentax k-x for sale on this site. Any advice?
Perry_95 7 59 1 Wales
20 Mar 2011 12:19PM
I jave put my camera up for sale in the classifieds section, although i forgot to say "offers concidered" am i right in thinking people will still make offers less than my set price? as it wasnt neccasserily priced to sell
justin c 14 5.0k 36 England
20 Mar 2011 12:23PM
Some people will haggle on the price, others are happy to pay the asking price. It all depends on the item being sold, it's desirability and how realistic your price is.
thewilliam 9 6.1k
20 Mar 2011 12:26PM
It does help to price the item so that it'll be attractive to a potential buyer. The snag is that when you say "sensible offers considered", ALL potential buyers will expect a discount.

When you sell on Fleabay, it's hard to predict the hammer-price. I'm having a good de-clutter and some items have fetched more than I ever dreamed was possible.
justin c 14 5.0k 36 England
20 Mar 2011 1:18PM

Quote:as it wasnt neccasserily priced to sell

You need to price it to sell, not, not to sell Smile
Perry_95 7 59 1 Wales
20 Mar 2011 4:27PM
well the cheapest i've seen is of a company on amazon, 399.95 and amazon themselves are selling it for 465. Mine is priced at 385 which i think is good as it hasnt been used.
justin c 14 5.0k 36 England
20 Mar 2011 4:38PM
You can buy a new one for 379, so although your camera is unused, it would still have to be a fair bit cheaper than the new price in order to attract interest and for it to sell. Otherwise a purchaser could buy a brand new one, with a full guarantee, possibly no shipping costs and with the added advantage of buying from a reputable company with a good return policy, should anything be amiss. Those advantages are something that generally aren't available when buying secondhand, so this would need to be taken into account when setting the price.
Hope this is of some use.
Perry_95 7 59 1 Wales
20 Mar 2011 4:50PM
I dont think it is possible to change the classified ad now is it? anyway i was thinking of selling, possibly alongside my camera, a used 50-200mm lens in good condition, and buy either a tamron 70-300mm or a pentax 55-300mm as i wouldnt need an 18-55mm, 50-200mm and a 55/70-300mm
thewilliam 9 6.1k
20 Mar 2011 6:55PM
You can delete the ad and write a new one!
Perry_95 7 59 1 Wales
20 Mar 2011 8:19PM
will deleting it give me my credit back? or will i have to buy more?
justin c 14 5.0k 36 England
20 Mar 2011 8:31PM
If you're an e2 member you get a number of free credits. If not, they're only 1 each.
joshwa Plus
7 847 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 11:45AM

Quote:Will deleting it give me my credit back? or will i have to buy more?

You wont get your credit back.

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