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Sell Used Slr Cameras

Written by Sierra Rein
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Say a friend of yours comes up to you and asks you how she can sell used SLR cameras. She has a pile of them at home (a gift from an uncle) and doesn't know what to do with them. What can you tell her about selling used camera equipment?

Well, first of all you can assure her that 35mm SLR cameras (or Single Lens Reflex cameras) are the most popular form of film cameras out there, and quite commonly bought by camera buyers. This type of camera is called SLR because you can indirectly see the subject of your photograph through the lens, as opposed to a large format camera which allows you to view directly through the lens. The SLR can be found in 35mm, APS, medium, and digital formats, and can be used by novices and professionals alike.

How Can You Sell Used SLR Cameras?

Take a moment to ask her to take a look at her camera gear and make a list of all the items, including make, model, condition, and any immediate faults she can see (including cracks, lens scratches, mold, and weird shutter noises). If she knows the age and original price of any of the items, make sure she writes these down as well. Ask if any of the cameras come with the original manuals and other used camera accessories, as these can raise the value of any previously used piece of technology.

Once this is accomplished, you can then help her find a camera buyer online to purchase these items. Have her email the above list to the camera company and request a free online appraisal based on this information. If she likes the quote that she hears, she can then go ahead and work out a shipping procedure to sell used SLR cameras for cash or a check. And make sure she at least buys you a coffee!


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