VERY RARE NIKON I RANGEFINDER CAMERA "MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN" WITH. QC 1:3.5 F=5CM LENS. This listing gives very rare possibility to own the first Nikon branded camera released in 1948. "Occupied Japan" (OJ) is a term used for the time period from 1945 (after World War II).
Through April 25, 1952; it was during this time that the Allies "occupied" Japan. Looking askance at cameras produced by Canon. Nikon introduced early 1948 its first rangefinder camera: the Nikon Camera, nowadays known as Nikon I. This rangefinder camera has an image frame size of 32x24 mm. Later referred to as'Nippon'size.
And many others used the 35 mm. At a frame size of 24x36 mm. Nikon tried with this marketing gag to attract photographers, as the Nippon size made it possible to take at least 40 images/frames on a standard 35mm. Film length and its proportions would correspond better to the paper sizes.The Nikon I design is a curious mix of the best pre-war German 35mm rangefinder designs, Leica and. Designers generally combined the best of both systems, with one exception - the lens mount. In practical terms, the Nikon I can be considered a Zeiss. II with Leica style modifications.
In this listing, camera is used and s. Hows obvious signs of wear due to the age. In my personal opinion, t.
He shutter works, but not properly, as sometimes it jams. Bulb exposer cannot be set and it is small gab between both curtains. Lens glass without noticeable scratches. Rangefinder does not work, because position of two images does not change, just lens rotates when you rotate focusing ring.
The F-stop iris works fine and focus ring too. A slight scratches, rust and other stains on the body and inside.
Some body finish is missing. Few screw heads have scratches, so it is possible that camera was repaired by previous owner. Camera body and case labeled "Made in Occupied Japan".Case has some scratches, abrasions and discoloration. Some details have rust stains. Case mounting on the camera bolt doesnt fit hole in the camera, as it is too small. Cameras body serial number 609149. Removable rear cover also has imprinted inside number 609149.
All Nikon I have #6091 609759. C 1: 3.5 f = 5cm. The red C denotes being a coated lens.Camera's condition can be seen from the provided photos. More information about this model can be found on Internet on websites like.
Colors in photos can slightly differ from original. Please, take a look at my other items. L'item "VERY RARE NIKON RANGEFINDER CAMERA MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN/NIKKOR-QC 13.5 LENS" est en vente depuis le jeudi 17 novembre 2016. Il est dans la catégorie "Cameras & Photography\Vintage Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras". Le vendeur est "bendarag" et est localisé à/en Oldham.
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