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I need to know the value and info on this lense

Sigma Telephoto 1: 5.6 f=400mm Lens it is painted white and I need to know the value, I am in bidding war on an auction site and is it worth at leat $130.00?? Please respond as soon as possible, thanks doug

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Re: I need to know the value and info on this lense

There are two versions of this lens.  The Telemacro version takes 77mm filters and is quite good.  It sells for $325-400 depending upon condition.  The other version "APO" is not very sharp and has low contrast.  It takes a 72mm filter and usually sells for approx. $125-$200.  I would not recommend this one for any serious photographer.  The Telemacro version is a nice affordable 400mm lens with decent performance.  Both lenses have slow AF, but the fast focusing alternatives are hundreds to thousands more.

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