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Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM- When?

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Aleksey, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. Aleksey


    Mar 10, 2008
    New York
    Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM? When it will finaly be available?
    Any rumors on that?
  2. ultimind


    May 13, 2007
    Cleveland, OH
    A Canon copy was sold on FM this week. So the "other side" has had it for several weeks. Grrrr!!!!
  3. Should be available very soon if not already. I have ordered one here in the UK and am expecting it soon, by next week with luck.
  4. moffo


    Oct 20, 2005
    Central TX
    I've had one on order with B&H for three weeks. "Any day now."
  5. Iv had my on pre-order since it was announced. Latest i heard where by the end of this month.

    Where did you order yours from Puddleduck ? :) 
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 24, 2008
  6. I ordered mine from Devon Camera here in the UK.

    No particular reason apart from they tend to have decent Sigma prices, and were one of the few UK sites taking orders!

    I have no worries about ordering blind, I got a Sigma 30mm f/1.4 WAY back mid 2005 and that turned out awesome :) 
  7. moffo


    Oct 20, 2005
    Central TX
    Just got this from B&H -- "Please be advised that we are expecting in the “SIGMA 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM LENS” you have on backorder by the end of next month." Unfortunately, it has already been charged to my Discover card...:Teeth:
  8. I think if B&H charged you, they must have it on a truck or something...
  9. mematsu


    May 2, 2007
    los angeles
    I talked to Sigma USA and the kind fellow there said early August.:smile:
  10. panda81


    Feb 7, 2008
    Unfortunately that's not always true :frown: I once ordered a lens from B&H and they charged me immediately. When I asked about the order status, they said they were waiting for a shipment.
  11. kgill


    Jul 25, 2007
  12. moffo


    Oct 20, 2005
    Central TX
  13. I just checked here in Canada at Vistek and it says it's "On order; usually ships in 4-6 days". :confused: 
  14. moffo


    Oct 20, 2005
    Central TX
    26 days and counting...

    Latest (non)update from B&H is "before the end of the month." And I leave for vacation a week from Friday.
  15. Got a update from my retailer: not this week either..
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