This lens was purchased new from B&H Photo about 1 year ago, USA warranty. It has been my most-used / favorite lens on my D2X over the past year, is very sharp, and is still in excellent+ condition. The front element has been protected by a filter.
I have decided to replace it, however, with the 28-70/f2.8 because I have found I am often looking for a bit more coverage above 55mm without going to the 70-200VR, and with the 12-24 I am not using it at the wide end very much.
I do not have the original packing materals/box, but do have the original instruction sheet and all warranty cards/info (including the 5 year extended that Nikon provides for USA lenses).
Please email me with inquiries/interest. I am in the US, and will estimate shipping costs if you send me your zip code and preferred shipping method.
Update, 12/5/2006: Thank you to all who expressed interest. Sale is now pending on this lens, and so I am withdrawing it from considering pending completion of the sale.
#2. "RE: FS: Nikon 17-55mm/f2.8" In response to Reply # 1
Based on pricing I have seen both here, ebay, and online used equipment vendors, I am looking to be in the $950 range. I am not adverse to hearing anyone's best offer, of course, but I am not in the position where I _must_ sell it if the best offer is really low.