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canon23

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Canon Lens Rebates...
« on: March 15, 2014, 02:05:33 PM »
I'm looking to purchase a 85 1.2 at a good price.  I know currently Canon has a $150 rebate, but listed price from B&H is $2,200.  Still pricey after rebate.

Does anyone know (or unscientifically) track how often/when Canon offers their rebates during the year?

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Re: Canon Lens Rebates...
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2014, 11:43:30 PM »
I used Canon price watch.

http://www.canonpricewatch.com/product/00008/Canon-EF-85mm-f1.2L-II-USM-price.html

They show the price from authorized dealers and also when rebates are available and how the price is effected.

Having said that... I also like using camel camel camel which only tracks amazon... but they are pretty competitive with most.

http://camelcamelcamel.com/Canon-85mm-f1-2L-Lens-Cameras/product/B000EW9Y4M?context=browse

So your best bet in the last year new would be $1929.  But per CPW... you could have gotten one for $1750... but there isn't a distinction whether it was grey market or not.  So take everything with a grain of salt... do your research, have a buy it now price point in your mind, and then when that happens... jump.

Upgrade  path.->means the former was sold for the latter.

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Re: Canon Lens Rebates...
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2014, 03:54:31 AM »
You miss out on the group buy from CPW for the 85L for $1699 shipped. No hassle sending any rebate
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Re: Canon Lens Rebates...
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2014, 10:13:01 PM »
Thanks for all your replies!

You miss out on the group buy from CPW for the 85L for $1699 shipped. No hassle sending any rebate

Yea, I'm registered w/CPW & received the notice on the Group Buy, but I wasn't familiar with this...how it works and more importantly, if the products were used/open, etc. so I didn't rush into it.
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Re: Canon Lens Rebates...
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2014, 10:13:01 PM »