How can I know if the lens that I'm buying is new or not?

Started Aug 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
Peter Kwok
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Re: Define - new.
In reply to Rick Knepper, Aug 20, 2012

Rick Knepper wrote:


Buy from a reputable dealer - number one.
Buy from someone with a return policy - two.

A seller with "no question asked" return policy like Costco gets lots of returns, because people abuse it as free rentals. You may get a lens that has been sold multiple times. It is a two edge sword.

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