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Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

At time of posting Amazon UK offering the Oly 300 prime for 1,842.04 rather than usual 2,199.99.

Maybe of interest to anybody about to buy one of these lenses.
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

Unfortunately 1-2 months delivery now. But at least it's still on offer!
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

If you can't wait LCE in Taunton are currently advertising a used one in 'excellent' 5 star condition for 1699.99.

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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

Calumet were selling them at 1699 at the NEC Photography Show in March.

I think we're seeing the effect on prices of demand exceeding supply.
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

Interesting Mark I hadn't remembered that. I was too busy agonising over the Panasonic 100-400. That lens seems to be suffering similar upward price creep. Wish I'd bought it now.
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

1699 is the cheapest by some margin that I've ever seen it from a U.K. bricks and mortar dealership. I did wonder at the show whether it was a mistake, since LCE were around 200 more expensive. Anyway, they honoured it.

I went a bit daft at the Show, also getting the 12-100, but with some judicious trading-in and selling of gear I now use very rarely or not at all, I should actually end up ahead, and there's no doubt the new gear has re-energised my photography. We can't take it with us, eh!
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

Blimey you bought all that at the show I'll have to use you as an example next time I go then the wife will think I've been restrained
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

Looks like Amazon have shaved a few more off the 300mm now at 1,835.11
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

HDEW have an offer on at the moment: http://www.hdewcameras.co.uk/olympus...pro-4214-p.asp

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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

Not seen this many price decreases before on Oly kit at Amazon, but it is now down a tad more to 1,827.70
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

On offer again at Amazon 1848.72. HDEW are out of stock. I have yet to buy the Mark ii but I decided this is a good offer and bought the lens Now for the new camera
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

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On offer again at Amazon 1848.72. HDEW are out of stock. I have yet to buy the Mark ii but I decided this is a good offer and bought the lens Now for the new camera
Did Amazon UK have them in stock when you ordered?
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

Delivery between 6 to 15 July Huw. I am happy with that timescale. I have been tracking prices on this lens and missed the last offer on Amazon. The HDEW price was slightly higher but is no longer available. It is clearly selling well.
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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

I'm reminded of an experience of a friend of mine:

He went to buy a tool at a shop. When the assistant quoted the price my friend stated "But they're 10 cheaper in the shop down the road!". The assistant then said "Well, why don't you buy one from them?". My friend then said "But they're out of stock." The assistant then came back with "Ours are 10 cheaper when they're out of stock!"

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Re: Oly 300 mm offer @ Amazon UK

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On offer again at Amazon 1848.72. HDEW are out of stock. I have yet to buy the Mark ii but I decided this is a good offer and bought the lens Now for the new camera
MPB have a couple of used Mark IIs for 1699?
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