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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« on: December 08, 2012, 12:46:47 PM »

Via eBay

BigValueInc is selling the Canon EOS 5D Mark III body for $2599 via eBay, quantity is limited. Free shipping within the USA.


Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599


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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« on: December 08, 2012, 12:46:47 PM »

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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2012, 12:58:32 PM »
Damn, how can I decide between the 6D and the 5DmIII now?  :)
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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2012, 12:59:46 PM »
I do need another 5D III....waiting for BH & Adorama to have same deals.

BigValueInc - cameras they sold were shipped from different locations ::) ??? ::) ??? ::)


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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2012, 01:19:00 PM »
Tried to order and could never get it to work--denied every time despite trying to use PayPal, Bill Me Later, MasterCard...  Nothing.  Offices closed, too, so no help.  I'll pass.
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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2012, 01:44:41 PM »
Damn, how can I decide between the 6D and the 5DmIII now?  :)

at these prices, is there really a choice??   :D
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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2012, 01:56:08 PM »
CAUTION:  There are a TON of negative feedbacks for this seller and most of them are for cameras not being shipped or delayed shipping and difficulty contacting the seller.

I would avoid this seller.
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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2012, 02:08:37 PM »
£1919 that's GB pounds! :o that's fantastic and surely a much safer bet

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« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2012, 02:08:37 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2012, 02:55:34 PM »
Despite the fearmongering, yes, this seller has some negative feedback.  They also have more than 50 THOUSAND positive feedback.  There may be somewhat of a slow shipment, but that's just par for the course for a relatively small seller moving a lot of cameras.  All the stuff about the warranty not being honored by Canon is utter and complete horseshit; this has never been an issue in the past and it isn't now. 

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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2012, 03:17:23 PM »
I got mine for $2499 on Black Friday from BigValue... Shipping was somewhat slow as I got the camera Dec 3rd about 9 days after ordering.

Whether the warranty is valid or not, they are US models and not grey market. I also have to pay tax at NY stores like BH and Amazon. They are in NJ and it was straight up 2499 so it was hard to pass up.
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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2012, 03:17:31 PM »
I'm glad some folks got a great deal and things turned out fine for them.

Everyone should just be aware that based on many eBay feedbacks and this forum that this purchase will not likely be fast and smooth.  It very well may turn out fine but it will probably require patience and maybe a bit of effort wrangling the seller.  If that's acceptable to save several hundred dollars, I totally understand.

However, caveat emptor, etc. - this is likely a buyer beware deal for a significant amount of money on the line.  Folks just need to know that going in...
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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2012, 03:34:34 PM »
I got mine for $2499 on Black Friday from BigValue... Shipping was somewhat slow as I got the camera Dec 3rd about 9 days after ordering.

Whether the warranty is valid or not, they are US models and not grey market. I also have to pay tax at NY stores like BH and Amazon. They are in NJ and it was straight up 2499 so it was hard to pass up.

Ordered mine on Black Friday and got it on November 30th.  The said they shipped on the 11/28, but it got into the UPS system 11/29.  Was it worth it -- YES!

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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2012, 03:44:04 PM »
My camera was shipped 2 weeks after purchase. Just be ready to wait if you want the deal.

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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2012, 04:32:58 PM »
Tried to order and could never get it to work--denied every time despite trying to use PayPal, Bill Me Later, MasterCard...  Nothing.  Offices closed, too, so no help.  I'll pass.


I tried two credit cards and PayPal denied both. I called Paypal (customer service is in the Phillipines) and the only discretion they have is to be polite. Very frustrating experience with PayPal. I wonder how many more cameras BigValue could have sold if PayPal really understood risk and knew how to mitigate it.
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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2012, 04:32:58 PM »

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« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2012, 05:29:42 PM »
I'm glad some folks got a great deal and things turned out fine for them.

Doesn't seem like it...

Everyone should just be aware that based on many eBay feedbacks and this forum that this purchase will not likely be fast and smooth.  It very well may turn out fine but it will probably require patience and maybe a bit of effort wrangling the seller.  If that's acceptable to save several hundred dollars, I totally understand.

Um. Let'e see. Wait an extra week to save $400. Why yes I believe I would...

However, caveat emptor, etc. - this is likely a buyer beware deal for a significant amount of money on the line.  Folks just need to know that going in...

The sale is guarantied through ebay and Paypal, the camera is guarantied by Canon. What's to be wary of?

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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2012, 05:38:19 PM »
You shouldn't really be "wary" of it, but you need to be aware. I purchased a 7D from them about a year and a half and it was a miserable experience. They claimed to have been "Scammed" at the time, insisted that I never payed for the camera (Although I had the receipt) said I needed to cancel the order and place it again, which I did, and still never had the camera in my hands. There I was, double charged, with no merchandise. They said I never made the first payment and so they could not refund it.

Eventually I had to file a report with paypal, and paypal was able to get a manager from Bigvalueinc on the phone. That is when they explained they were being scammed, placed all orders on hold (Understandable, but still frustrating) and after about a month of fighting, I got my camera shipped and the original $1700 refunded. Total nightmare. If the deal is good enough, like the current 5dIII deal is, I think a little hassle may be worth it though. You are covered by ebay and paypal both, just be ready to file that claim =)

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Re: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body for $2599 via eBay
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2012, 05:38:19 PM »