Importing a lens from Hong Kong?

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  1. ashleysmithd

    ashleysmithd TPF Noob!

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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I can't see eBay from work, but I know of a great many people who have had problems with offshore purchases through eBay and other 'sites. If the deal seems too good to be true, it probably is.
     
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    While looking at the seller, He/She/it is a power seller with 21639 feedback left and a total good feedback being 99.2% and in the last 12 months 7 people have been dissatisfied. Now, I'm not saying to buy it but the seller looks legit and like a reputable company. As for the other questions I'm not sure, I bet that they don't change the mounts for a country.
     
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    Canon mount is Canon mount whether in Algeria, Zimbawbe, or anywhere between.
     
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    Steph No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Are you aware that on top of the price on eBay you will have to pay shipping, VAT and import tax? After all that I wonder if it is still much cheaper than a lens bought in the UK.
     

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