Lens Model: Canon EF500mm f/4.5L Version 2
Lens Date Code if applicable: UL
Lens Body Condition: 9/10 - It is very well taken care of but normal wear and tear for age.
Lens Glass Condition: 9.5/10 - Same with the body it is extremely clean and very nice. There is a super tiny mark on the front element that you can't even photograph. See sample photos as it does not effect image quality
Service: Lens was just serviced by KEH in Atlanta, GA. Cost $235. Lens was fine tuned, everything inspected and tightened and given a clean bill of health. Replacement hood screw was also installed.
Sale Includes: Lens, Front "Cap", Rear Cap, Hood(That actually works and tightens, extremely rare for these models. It also is the Version 2 hood with a single tightening point that is less prone to failure) and of course hard case. Gaffer tape on front edge, usually entire hood, to keep wear/tear on the easily damaged front edge. See photos.
Price: $2800.00 - Open to any and all offers. Worst case is I would say "No". Willing to negotiate as have new lens and need to sell.
Payments Accepted: PayPal or Credit Card(Processing through business site). Plus appropriate fees.
Possible Trades: 1Dx or 5Ds potentially. Mostly interested in selling.
Shipping Methods Available (Ships From): FedEx w/ full insurance. Ships from Atlanta, GA
Shipping Available To: Worldwide
Item location: Atlanta, GA
Best Contact Method: Post Here, Message on Facebook or email halston at racemsm dot com
Feedback: POTN user dinanm3atl multiple positive buy/sell | eBay user ID 300+ Positive Feedback | Multiple users in this group know me personally.
Reason for selling: Switched to 400 2.8 and cannot keep both.
Photos: Photos of lens as well as 4 sample images taken with 5D MK3
Any questions, concerns or critique feel free to post here. All functions operate as they should. No dials/knobs are stripped or do not function. My camera equipment is how I provide for my family and is taken care of. I do not abuse my gear as broken equipment means I cannot do my job properly.
Thank you for looking.
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