What's Going On?
Summer is here and Kamerastore.com will celebrate it by taking our services on the road, and for the first time outside of Finland! As Europe's largest film camera specialist, we are used to serving thousands of people monthly around the world by post and DHL, but so far Kamerastore has never set foot outside of Finland. In June 2022 this will change.
Our longtime friends and world-famous auctioneers at LP Foto in Stockholm are going to lend their location for us to set up a trading outpost for two weeks in June. During these two weeks, people visiting Stockholm can get free condition testing and purchase quotes on their photographic material, without the need (and delay) of having it sent over to Finland. Since we're cooperating with LP Foto, our technicians will recommend if your items contain special collectibles or rare items that might be more suitable for an auction than straight purchase by Kamerastore.
Normally our 30+ staff members buy and test material in Tampere, Helsinki and by post in English and Finnish. Services in Stockholm will be available in Swedish or English.
Our team is excited to land in Stockholm and set up shop for the summer. If things go well, we'll look into setting up a more permanent storefront in Sweden during the fall.
What Services Will We Provide?
Kamerastore will buy/trade cameras in this pop-up only. We won't be selling anything locally in Sweden (yet).
During the pop-up, we'll provide the most basic services: buying, trading, and testing equipment. If you're in Stockholm, you can bring any photographic equipment (from the 1800s to the modern day), have it tested in-store by us, and get a cash quote within 1-2 working days (times are subject to change if the pop-up is overwhelmed by volume).
Tulegatan 39, 113 53 Stockholm, Sweden
June 6th to 17th
Open 11-17 Monday to Friday
Equipment We Gladly Buy:
- Film cameras of all types (35mm and 120 have highest value)
- Digital system cameras
- Lenses for all types of cameras
- Large format cameras
- Small flashes for Auto Focus cameras
- High quality accessories for cameras
Equipment that we will not be able to buy:
- Studio flashes and their accessories
- VHS, Mini DV, 8mm, Super 8 and other video cameras
- Digital compacts that are 3+ years old
- Large tripods, enlargers or other physically very large items
- Cameras that have a larger repair cost than their sales value.
Process of selling to us step by step:
- (Optional) If you wish, you can get a quote online by clicking here to have an idea of the price range.
- Bring your gear to Tulegatan 39 during opening hours - Also bring ID as we will need to confirm your identity.
- If the material is suitable for trading, all the items are listed into our IT system and left with us for testing. You will get a confirmation of arrival as well as details of everything you left to be tested via email.
- We test the gear. You'll receive the testing results and a cash offer to your email once we're done.
You accept/decline the offer online:
a) If you accept the offer, you get to choose if you are paid straight to your bank account or by store credit. We're able to offer slightly higher amounts in store credit, so trades are encouraged! Payments are done within two working days from acceptance of the offer.
b) If you don't accept the offer, your material can be picked up free of charge from the pop-up.
We're excited to see you in our temporary Stockholm location, and possibly our permanent storefront in the future!