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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 most higher-end brands. To get our very best price offer for your camera equipment, please contact us at

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 and we will refund the purchase price in full. There is absolutely no risk!

Because more than 50% of our sales are outside the UK, we have a huge and ongoing demand for high-end camera equipment, both film and digital. We will buy your camera equipment for outright cash or will sell it for you on a commission (consignment) basis. We can arrange free collection and shipping of your items from any address worldwide, not just in UK. If you have anything you might like to sell, please contact us at

 

JUST ARRIVED:
Canon 24-70mm f/4 L IS USM MINT £460
Canon 35mm f/2 IS USM boxed MINT £350
Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM boxed MINT £245
Canon 70-200mm f/4 IS II USM boxed MINT £789
Leica M9 Steel Grey, replaced sensor, boxed MINT- £2400
Leica 75mm f/2.5 Summarit-M black 6-bit, boxed MINT £950
Nikon D850 body, 24336 actuations, boxed MINT £1850
Nikon 45mm f/2.8 D Micro Nikkor ED PC-E boxed MINT £950
Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5 G Nikkor AF-S ED boxed MINT £390
Ebony SW45 Ti body EXC++ £1400
Nikon Df + 50mm f/1.8 Special Edition Kit, boxed MINT £1400
Nikon 58mm f/1.2 Noct Nikkor AIS EXC £2300

EXPECTED SOON:
Canon EOS C70 camera, boxed MINT £3400
DGI RS2 gimbal stabiliser, boxed MINT £700
Atomos Shinopi Monitor 7 inch, boxed MINT £485
Hasselblad 50mm f/4 C Distagon T* black EXC++ £420
Hasselblad 80mm f/2.8 C Planar chrome MINT £900
Hasselblad PME45 Metered Prism Finder EXC++ £590
Edelkrom HeadOne motorised pan head, boxed MINT £200
Edelkrom SliderOne motorised sliding head, boxed MINT £180
Fuji 135mm f/5.6 GX-M Fujinon for GX680 MINT- £225
Fuji 115mm f/3.2 GX-MD Fujinon for GX680 MINT- £300
Fuji 80mm f/5.6 GX-M Fujinon for GX680 MINT- £230
Phase One P25 Digital Back H101, 26000 actuations MINT- £1500
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L IS USM Macro, boxed MINT £590
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM, boxed MINT £650
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 L IS USM, boxed MINT- £665

 
Cameras and lenses wanted

Wanted for cash, part-exchange or commission sale:

Leica M1 to M11, M-P, M-A, M 240-P, M-240, M-E, M Monochrom, M (Typ 262)
Leica R6-2, R7, R8, R9 
Leica S, S2, S2-P, S-E 
Leica 0 to IIIg
Leica Q, Q2
Leica SL, SL2, SL2-S
Leica T, TL, TL2
Leica X1, X2, X Vario, X-E, X-U, X (Typ 113)
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 D6, D5, D4, D4S, D3, D3x, D3s, Df, D300, D300s, D500, D600, D610
Nikon D700, D750, D780, D800, D800E, D810, D850, D7100, D7200, D7500
Nikon Z fc, Z5, Z50, Z6, Z6II, Z7, Z7II, Z9
Nikon F6, F5, F4, F3/T, F3P, F3HP, F3, F2, F2T, F, FE2, FM2, FM3a if mint or very near
Nikon rangefinder cameras I M S S2 S3 SP, also lenses and accessories

Canon EOS 1Ds II/III, 1D II/III/IV, 1D C, 1DX, 5D II/III/IV
Canon EOS 6D, 6D II, 7D I/II, 77D, 80D, 90D
Canon EOS C70/C100/C200/C300/C300EF/C500 
Canon EOS R, R3, R5, R6, RP
Canon G9/10/11/12/15/16, G1X
Canon EOS lenses
Canon RF lenses
Canon manual focus L lenses (FD)
Canon FL-F reflex lenses (pre FD)

Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Ricoh, Sigma, Samsung, Sony digital cameras 
4/3 and Micro 4/3 lenses

Red One, Black Magic
Fuji X-system cameras and lenses
Hasselblad H3D, H3D-II, H4D, H5D, X1D-50c, 907X
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, Wrayflex
Alpa, Rectaflex, Bell & Howell Foton, Kodak Ektra, Ilford Witness 

Later high-end Sigma, Tamron and Tokina lenses
Sony, Minolta, Olympus, Panasonic, Rokinon, Samsung, Samyang and Zeiss lenses
Angenieux, Hartblei, Hensoldt, Kobalux, Lomo, Mitakon, 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, 7Artisans
Hugo Meyer Kino Plasmat/Makro Plasmat/Primoplan etc.
Enna Lithagon, Cooke Amotal, Ross Xtralux LTM mount
Arri PL-mount lenses, including conversions
C-mount lenses
Duclos 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, Wista etc.
 
Large format lenses:
Nikon, Fuji, Schneider, Cooke, Zeiss, Rodenstock
LF-Topcor, Voigtlander, Goerz, Wollensak etc.

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

Late high-end lighting and studio flash:
Broncolor, Dedolight, Elinchrom, Kino-flo, Profoto etc.

Free collection can be arranged for purchases over £300.
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!

    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

    www.PeterWalnes.com

 
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 M 240, M-E, M-P 240, M 262, M-D 262 and M Monochrom, we have the M-Softrelease and Mini M-Softrelease, £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. All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy.

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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