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Welcome to peterwalnes.com
Peter Walnes deals in high-end secondhand photographic equipment, both digital and film. We buy, sell and trade secondhand Leica, Nikon, Canon, Sony, Voigtlander, Zeiss, Hasselblad, Rollei, Sinar, Linhof, Arca Swiss, Schneider, Rodenstock, Alpa, Angenieux, Kinoptik, Kilfitt, Cooke and many other interesting makes.

Mail order is our speciality. We ship beautifully-packed items all over the world every day. Most items have a 12 month guarantee. All prices include VAT.

We do our very best to describe the condition of our items carefully and honestly. In any case, all secondhand items are sold with an unconditional 14-day return privilege. If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, just return it within 14 days of invoice date and we will refund the purchase price in full. There is absolutely no risk!

We believe that fast, friendly communications are crucial elements of mail order dealing, so...if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us! 

JUST ARRIVED:
Leica X2 camera, boxed, 12 actuations only! MINT £600
Sinar P2 4X5 monorail camera + case EXC+ £685
Hasselblad H1 body only EXC+ £400
28mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M ASPH, 6-bit MINT £1090
50mm f/1.5 Zeiss C-Sonnar ZM, Leica M MINT £675

Hasselblad HC 150mm f/3.2 lens, 7748 actuations, boxed EXC++ £1150

180mm f/4  Sonnar CF, Hasselblad V-fit EXC+ £398
100mm f/2 Zuiko, Olympus OM-fit MINT- £600

EXPECTED SOON:
28mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M pre-ASPH MINT £885
Arri Zeiss 50mm T1.3 Super Speed mk II for S16, PL mt EXC+ £1700
50mm f/2.5 Summarit-M 6-bit EXC++ £689
90mm f/2.5 Summarit-M 6-bit EXC++ £675
28mm f/2.8 Zeiss Biogon T* ZM, Leica M EXC++ £500
Leica M8 body, black EXC £735
Contax 645 body only, boxed EXC++ £850
45mm f/2.8 Distagon T* for Contax 645 MINT- £500
45mm f/4 Zenzanon-RF for Bronica RF645 MINT- £290
100mm f/4.5 Zenzanon-RF for Bronica RF645 MINT- £439
17-35mm f/2.8 D Nikkor AF-S IF-ED MINT £589
35mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH black MINT £1300
50mm f/2 Summicron-M type IV, black MINT £890
90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M E46 black MINT £680
Leica M6 TTL 0.72 body, black MINT £1190
50mm f/4 Distagon CF boxed MINT- £459
50mm f/4 Distagon CF FLE, Hasselblad V-fit EXC++ £550
150mm f/4 Sonnar CF, Hasselblad V-fit EXC £250

THIS LIST CHANGES DAILY, SO PLEASE COME BACK OFTEN!

DO YOU LIVE OUTSIDE THE UK?
We ship everywhere worldwide (including China and Russia) and we have some of the lowest shipping charges in the industry.

Peter Walnes
PO Box 332
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 9DP

Tel: 01736 719461
Fax: 01736 719538
 

Thank you for the Nikon items that arrived yesterday, all in far better condition than your gradings suggested. I am delighted with the equipment and the prompt delivery.
Simon Stafford, Technical Editor, Nikon Owner Magazine

Thank you for the absolutely excellent service. I have never dealt with you before so there was obviously some apprehension when buying online but I have been extremely impressed with the experience. I know I will be back!!!
Simon Morris, Llanelli, Dyfed

 

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Cameras and lenses wanted

Wanted for cash, part-exchange or commission sale:

Leica M1 to M9-P, M-P, M-A, M 240-P, M-240, M-E, M Monochrom, M (Typ 262)
Leica R6-2, R8, R9 
Leica S, S2, S2-P, S-E 
Leica 0 to IIIg
Leica Q (Typ 116)
Leica SL (Typ 601)
Leica X1, X2, X Vario, X-E, X (Typ 113)
D-lux 3, D-lux 4, D-Lux 5 
Leica DMR (Digital Module R)
Japanese Leica copies, e.g. Leotax, Canon, Honor, Nicca, Tower, Tanack etc. etc.
Chinese Leica copies, e.g. Red Flag, Shanghai, Nanjing
Other Leica copies, e.g. Sonne, Reid, Kristall, Kardon, Neuca etc etc

Nikon D4, D4S, D3, D3x, D3s, Df, D300, D300s, D600, D610, D700, D750, D800, D800E, D810,     D5200, D5300, D5500, D7000, D7100, D7200
Nikon F6, F5, F4, F3/T, F3P, F3HP, F3, F2, F2T, F, FE2, FM2, FM3a if mint or very near
Nikon rangefinder cameras, lenses and accessories

Canon EOS 1Ds II/III, 1D II/III/IV, 1D C, 1D X, 5D II/III, 6D, 7D I/II. 50D, 60D, 70D, 100D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 1100D, 1200D, EOS M. EOS C100/C300/C300EF/C500 PL. G9/10/11/12/15/16, G1X
Canon EOS lenses
Canon F1
Canon manual focus L lenses (FD)
Canon FL-F reflex lenses (pre FD)

Late high-end Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Ricoh, Sigma, Samsung and Sony
4/3 and Micro 4/3 lenses

Red One, Black Magic
Fuji X-system
Epson R-D1, R-D1s, R1Dx
Hasselblad H3D, H3D-II, H4D
Pentax 645D, 645Z

Voigtlander (Cosina) Bessa and lenses
Voigtlander Prominent
Konica Hexar RF
Detrola 400, Ducati, Duflex, Ektra, Ernemann, Foca, Robot
Gami 16, Tessina, Minox, Compass etc
Rollei 35RF camera, Rollei lenses with Leica mount
Zeiss Ikon ZM, ZF, ZE, ZS, ZA lenses
Zeiss Contarex, Contax, Tenax
Contax AX, RTSII, RTSIII, RXII, S2, S2b, N1, G1, G2, 645, Zeiss lenses to fit
Contax T, T2, T3, T3D
Topcon RE Super, RE-2, Super D/DM
Alpa, Rectaflex, Ilford Witness 

Later high-end Sigma, Tamron and Tokina lenses
Sony, Minolta, Olympus, Panasonic, Rokinon, Samsung, Samyang and Zeiss lenses
Angenieux, Hartblei, Hensoldt, Kobalux, Pasoptik
Kilfitt, Kinoptik, Novoflex, MS Perar, Old Delft, Sonnetar, Zunow
Astro-Berlin, Nicola Perscheid, Goerz, Boyer, Som Berthiot
Cooke, Taylor Hobson, Dallmeyer, Dallmeyer Super-Six/Septac
Wollensak, Ross, Cooke, SLR Magic Noktor Hyperprimes
Hugo Meyer Kino Plasmat/Makro Plasmat/Primoplan, LTM mount
Enna Lithagon, Cooke Amotal, LTM mount
PL-mount lenses, including conversions
C-mount lenses
Amadeo, Metabones, Kipon, Orion lens adaptors

Binoculars:
Hensoldt, Leica, Nikon, Opticron, Swarovski, Zeiss

Digital backs:
Phase One, Leaf and Sinar digital backs.

Medium format:
Mamiya 6, 7, 645AFD,  Mamiya and Phase One lenses
Fuji 6X7, 6X8, 6X9, GX645AF
Bronica RF645/GS1/SQAi
Contax 645
Plaubel 67, 670, W67, 69W Proshift, PL69D
Hasselblad H-series, V-series, Arc
Rolleiflex 2.8F, 2.8FX, 2.8GX, 3.5F, 4.0FW, Wide angle, Tele
Rollei SL66, SL66E, SL66SE
Pentax 67, 67II

Large format 4X5, 5X7, 8X10:
Arca Swiss, Chamonix, Deardorff, Ebony, Horseman, K B Canham, Linhof, Plaubel, Shen Hao, Silvestri, Sinar P-series, Sinar Hy6, Sinar Handy, Tachihara, Toho, Toyo, Walker
 
Large format lenses:
Nikon, Fuji, Schneider, Cooke, Zeiss, Rodenstock
LF-Topcor, Voigtlander, Goerz, Wollensak, Voigtlander & Sohn 

Panoramic:
Horseman 6X12, 6X17, Fuji 6X617, G617, TX-1, TX-2
Fotoman, Widepan, Gilde, Ebony, Linhof Technorama
Hasselblad Xpan, Shen Hao

Free collection can be arranged for purchases over £500.
For large collections, we can visit for viewing.
If your item(s) are not listed, please contact us anyway. We may still be interested!

    PLEASE NOTE: We can now arrange free collection and shipping of your items from any address worldwide, not just in the UK!

    I had quite a mixture of camera equipment following closure of my studio. I had no real idea how to value what I had and couldn't face the potential horrors of Ebay. I didn't especially trust retailers to give me a price either. Fortunately I found Peter online and was able to liquidate my remaining items. I'm very happy indeed to recommend Peter's service to anyone in a similar predicament. His valuations were extremely fair but more than this, his processes are incredibly efficient and absolutely painless. Peter organises speedy collection of goods and extremely prompt payment then follows. My understanding is that Peter has been in the business for a long time and his safe hands wouldn't still be around if he couldn't deliver on his offers and promises.
    Andrew J Luck, London N20

    Having been kindly given a 1970's Leica, I was unsure the best way to achieve a sale at a fair market value. The ebay lottery wasn't appealing. I approached a couple of London camera stores a year ago who were very sniffy about dealing over the phone and by email. I gave up.
    The other day I came across Peter Walnes' website. I contacted Peter and within an hour, he had assessed the value of the camera and offered what I considered a fair price. He arranged and paid for a UPS pickup and made payment as soon as it arrived. Throughout the selling process Peter provided me with the surety and confidence that I was dealing with a professional. A completely refreshing approach to business built on mutual trust.
    Gareth Kitching, Swanage, Dorset

    Trust and confidence are essential components in any sound business. I had a Nikon D90 which I wanted to sell. When I phoned Peter, he made a very fair offer there and then. Peter also gave me good advice on packaging and getting the camera to him safely. Within hours of receipt of the camera, he had confirmed his offer and transferred the agreed sum to my bank account. I unhesitatingly recommend Peter Walnes as a dealer in secondhand photographic equipment based on this experience.  Simon Littlejohn, York


    Peter Walnes
    PO Box 332
    Penzance
    Cornwall
    TR18 9DP
    Tel: 01736 719461
    Fax: 01736 719538

 
Abrahamsson softrelease


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Peter Walnes is the UK stockist for Tom Abrahamsson's Softrelease. It's a convex (dome-shaped) button that screws into the shutter release, using the same thread as the cable release.

It fits most cameras that have this thread including all Leica M and R, Leicaflex SL, Nikon FM, FE2, F3T, Nikkormats, Voigtlander Bessa L and T, new Zeiss Ikon, Kodak Retina Reflex, Retina IIIc and IIIC, Fuji 645 (rangefinder), Pentax (not LX) Rollei 35, Canonet G-III, QL17 and Konica Auto S3.

Users report that it doesn't work on any of these: Hasselblad, Nikon F, F2, FM2, FM2N, Nikon F3 (it could turn the meter on permanently!) Pentax LX, Yashica, Konica Autoreflex TC and Voigtlander Bessa R

It costs £24 including VAT in a choice of chrome, black, red, green, blue and purple.

We also stock the Mini Softrelease for Fuji X-system, Bessa, Leica M and most mechanical cameras. These are available in chrome, black or red.  The price is £24 including VAT.

For owners of Leica M240, M-E, M-P Typ 240 and M Monochrom, we now have the Classic M240 Softrelease in silver chrome, red and black, £24 including VAT.

PRIVACY AND DELIVERY POLICY
Due to the ordering process certain information given by you at the time of ordering is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, solely by Peter Walnes. Peter Walnes do not disclose any customer information to any third parties apart from those required to fulfil your order, this may include fraud detection agencies and couriers. The information is used only for the purpose of processing your request and to communicate with you on any matters relating to the provision of the service in general. Information and statistics may also be used for the purpose of monitoring site usage. These statistics will not include any information that can be used to identify any individual.

We post all items on the same day or the next working day. Items delivered within UK should take 1-3 working days according to the shipping method selected. Outside UK items should take 2-10 working days according to the shipping method selected and the destination. 

 

 
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