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Same old question; hopefully get a better answer
What is the reason for the delay? When are we looking to have these on the high street?
Even the 300 and 400mm lenses that did make an appearance on the street seem to be going out of stock once the initial stocks are sold out. This is the case both in the UK and US as far as I can see. In the UK, they are both available with pro dealers but usually one copy each that they had to by from Canon under their pro dealer terms. Canon's prices and...Show more →
On this side of the pond, the 400mm is indeed still rare but the 300mm is definitely more readily available. A few can be purchased currently at a price lower than the (increased) MSRP of $7,299 on that big auction site. As of a month ago the price of the 300mm was $6,924.00 there but it has increased a little lately.
I understood the cause of delay was the earthquake and related tsunami in Japan. To what extent this is true, I really don't know. So, nothing new there, at least, to my knowledge.