RESPONSE

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0) { $line=0; print ""; print ""; print ""; while ($line < pg_Numrows($result)) { $display = pg_fetch_array($result,$line); print ""; print ""; print ""; print ""; print ""; print ""; print ""; print ""; $line++; } print "
CHOICE:MAKE:MODEL:SPECS: COSMETIC:FUNCTIONAL:INFORMATION:PRICE:
"; switch ($display[make]) { case "C" : print "Canon"; break; case "P" : print "Pentax"; break; case "N" : print "Nikon"; break; case "O" : print "$display[makeother]"; break; } print "$display[model]"; $sql = "select spec from specs where cameraid = $display[record]"; $result1 = pg_Exec($conn,$sql); $line1=0; while ($line1 < pg_numrows($result1)) { $dispspecs=pg_fetch_array($result1,$line1); switch ($dispspecs[spec]) { case "C" : print "Collectable
"; break; case "M" : print "Mint Condition
"; break; case "W" : print "Working Condition
"; break; case "N" : print "New
"; break; case "S" : print "Sold with guarantee
"; break; case "O" : print "Other
"; break; } $line1++; } print "
"; switch (trim($display[cosmetic])) { case "" : print "Not rated"; break; case "0" : print "New Merchandise, never been sold. In original box, with warranties."; break; case "1" : print "AS NEW. Never been used. Same as new but with no manufacturers gaurantee"; print "With box or original packaging"; break; case "2" : print "No signs of wear. If it had a box, you wouldn't be able to tell it from new"; break; case "3" : print "Very minimal signs of wear"; break; case "4" : print "Signs of light use, but no misuse. No other cosmetic damage"; break; case "5" : print "Complete, but showing signs of use or age"; break; case "6" : print "Complete, but showing signs of heavy use. Well used"; break; case "7" : print "Restorable some finishing necessary. Minor parts may be broken or missing"; break; case "8" : print "Restorable. Refinishing required. May be missing some parts"; break; case "9" : print "For parts only, or for major restoration if a rare camera."; break; } print ""; switch (trim($display[functional])) { case "" : print "Not rated"; break; case "A" : print "AS NEW. Everything functioning perfectly, with factory and/or dealer warranty."; break; case "B" : print " AS NEW. Everything functioning perfectly, but not warranted by factory.Seller fully guarantees functioning.."; break; case "C" : print "Everything functioning. Recently professionally cleaned, lubricated, overhauled and fully guaranteed."; break; case "D" : print "Everything functioning. Recently professionally cleaned or overhauled, but no longer under warranty."; break; case "E" : print "Everything functioning. Major functions have recently been professionally tested."; break; case "F" : print "Not recently cleaned, lubed, or overhauled. Fully functioning, but accuracy of shutter or meter not guaranteed."; break; case "G" : print "Fully functioning. Shutter speeds and/or meter probably not accurate. Needs adjusting or cleaning only."; break; case "H" : print "Usable but not fully. Shutter may stick on slow speds. Meter may not work."; break; case "I" : print "NOT USABLE without repair or cleaning. Shutter, meter, film advance may be stuck, jammed or broken"; break; case "J" : print "Probably not repairable"; break; } print "$display[information]R$display[price]
"; } else { print "There are currently no cameras in the database"; } ?>

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MCKEOWN'S LAW:

"The Price of an antique camera is entirely dependent upon the moods of the buyer and seller at the time of the transaction."

Guidelines on what to be aware of when buying and selling equipment.

Cosmetic condition vs Functional condition:
If you are a collector, a Camera in mint condition, but not functioning, is probably quite acceptable. A user of equipment, may feel the opposite. Look out for the following, and decide what is important to your needs:

Mckeown states the following Gradings:

Cosmetic condition
0 - New Merchandise, never been sold. In original box, with warranties.
1 - AS NEW. Never used. Same as new, but no manufacturer's warranty. With box or original packaging.
2 - No signs of wear. If it had a box, you wouldn't be able to tell it from new.
3 - Very minimal signs of wear.
4 - Signs of light use, but no misuse. No other cosmetic damage.
5 - Complete, but showing signs of normal use or age.
6 - Complete, but showing signs of heavy use. Well used.
7 - Restorable. Some finishing necessary. Minor parts may be broken or missing.
8 - Restorable. Refinishing required. May be missing some parts.
9 - For parts only, or for major restoration if a rare camera.

Functional Condition

A - AS NEW. Everything functioning perfectly, with factory and/or dealer warranty.
B - AS NEW. Everything functioning perfectly, but not warranted by factory. Seller fully guarantees functioning
C - Everything functioning. Recently professionally cleaned, lubricated, overhauled and fully guaranteed.
D - Everything functioning. Recently professionally cleaned or overhauled, but no longer under warranty.
E - Everything functioning. Major functions have recently been professionally tested.
F - Not recently cleaned, lubed, or overhauled. Fully functioning, but accuracy of shutter or meter not guaranteed.
G - Fully functioning. Shutter speeds and/or meter probably not accurate. Needs adjusting or cleaning only
H - Usable but not fully. Shutter may stick on slow speds. Meter may not work.
I - NOT USABLE without repair or cleaning. Shutter, meter, film advance may be stuck, jammed or broken
J - probably not repairable