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citori59
12-28-2008, 19:01
I have a Canon AE-1 Program 35mm camera that I purchased in 1984. I have the following lenses, accessories:
Canon 50mm 1:1.8 lens
Sakar 80-200mm 1:4.5 lens
Kiron 28-70mm 1:4 lens
Sears 28mm 2.8 lens
Sunpack 433D flash
There is also an assortment of filters and an aluminum case.

Am I fooling myself or this outfit worth anything? I'm fully invested in digital now and would love to sell or trade this on a 38 or 357 revolver. Any advice would be appreciated.

MrsKitty
12-28-2008, 21:03
Glancing at eBay, $50-75 is the going rate for comparable items.

I paid $30 for my AE-1 two years ago.

citori59
12-29-2008, 04:30
geez, that's depressing....lol.

MrsKitty
12-29-2008, 20:10
It's an awesome camera. Too bad only students and the rare film geek are into them now :sad:

JimBianchi
12-29-2008, 21:22
I bought a similar kit in a pawn shop in Achorage in 1984 for $300.


If you can sell it, you'll be lucky to get $100 for all of it.

You could donate it to a community collage. If done correctly you may get full value for a tax write-off.

citori59
12-30-2008, 05:07
i bought a couple of rolls of b&w yesterday. i loved taking pics and have decided to do so again.