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http://www.camerainthepost.com/Camer...y+-+Black.html
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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

Love their Hong Kong address!
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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

I can't believe they have chosen that trading name. It is uncomfortably close to the age-old excuse 'the cheque's in the post'. "Where's my camera?" "Camera in the post," says the man in Hong Kong.

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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

Anyone used this firm?
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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

Their Ebay name 'Chinaarts' seems familiar. I've got a feeling I've dealt with them in the past for small items, and had no problems with them. I'll have a dig in my Ebay account.

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P.S. Forget the above - the company I dealt with was 'chinarf'!
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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

Hi everyone!

This is the page on their site that would put me off:-

http://www.camerainthepost.com/faqde...&faqdesk_id=58

If you are asked to pay duty we'll pay you back?!? Does this mean they try to dodge the duty but sometimes fail?

Not for me!

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If you are asked to pay duty we'll pay you back?!? Does this mean they try to dodge the duty but sometimes fail?

Not for me!

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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

Ive never dealt with Camera in the post but i have dealt with Panamoz and they have the E-M1 at a cheaper price
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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

Think of the fun we'll have when Scotland (the suggested postal source of Cameras in the Post) is outside the UK, the Single Market and the EEC.

Who'll collect any duty owed, the re-nationalised Scottish Post Office, the free enterprise British Post Office, or ???.

Indeed will Scotland even be part of the Universal Postal Union?

Grey imports could well wear a tartan skirt along with having to have additional tartan stamps.



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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

The original doesn't seem very cheap to me. Definitely too much money to risk on an unknown supplier in my view. Panamoz that Throttle recommended do seem to be pretty cheap though. Based in HK from what I could see and they say they will pay import costs? this just seems too good to be true.
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Re: E-M1 at Discount Price

They are out of stock so that's a risk, knowing the current supply situation, and it only comes with a 1 year warranty as opposed to a 30 month when buying from a Uk supplier plus the Service Plus extra 6 months. Bearing in mind the current lockup problems I think we need all the warranty we can get. In addition you only save £105 - is it worth the risk!

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