Took my lens in for an evaluation and I was told it would only take 3 - 4 business days. After a week I didn't hear anything from them, I called the store. They final did an evaluation while on the phone but they tried to low-ball me with ridiculous offer. Don't bother bringing your lens for evaluation. You won't get fair value from those guys.
I live in Vancouver but I try to save my business for Camera Traders when I come through town. It's a great shop with a regularly updated second-hand camera selection. Super nice guys with a good selection of used equipment. It's a magical little shop--highly recommended!
Located in Victoria's Market Square, and tucked down an alley, Camera Traders have been around for over a decade now, and it shows. Their small shop has an exhaustive inventory of every sort of film and digital body you could expect, and an even greater array of glass. A friend became smitten with a used Mimiya that he purchased it on the spot for some medium format fun. If you're moderately... more