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a rare find ... a Nikon F5 ... like no other

A Mistery ... a Black Nikkor J ... Real or Fake ???

NIKON F4 NPS ... already heard of ???

Nikon FE A ... for very special divers...

Let start first, with a little bit of... HISTORY ... Follow me

JCII MUSEUM... guided visit... April 2004 Tokyo

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March 31st 2017

Data Backs ... made for F2 , F3 and F4, Real Rarities !!!

NIKONOS... From Model 1 to RS,

                     The complete Nikonos history...

The famous NIKON F who started the “legend“ of NIKON,

born in April1959, almost 55 years ago...

The   NIKON SAGA !!!!

On  NIKON FRANCE request ..., I realised a video Movie on  NIKON History...

Here are some images of the  « making of » ...

It is NOW on line !!!!

Go check it on the  Nikon French site

(sorry ... French only for the moment...)


The mythic  F2   System 1971 to 1980 , the ultimate F

the richest system of all.

The F3 System

1980 to 2003, first avoided by professionals, then adopted !!!

KS 80 A very strange  NIKON F,

  here is the history of  very special camera ...

Fish Eye Lenses

Legendary 180° Fish Eye Lenses ... for Film or Digital

Saint NIKON No, you DO NOT dream.... He DID exist...

                      Let read the history of this Russian Patriarch

Nikon Screen Tester  Strange accessory, reserved to dealers.

created for the F, but does exist for F2 and F3

Give it a shot ...

F3 US NAVY    another specially modified body,

for the submarines of the  NAVY  ...

a Historical NIKON F 
Tim Page, famous war photographer, was a Nikon fan ...

Here is one of his cameras, who «made the war»....

Nikon Pins  No more in favor of the public...
Pins are still made (and even sold by Nikon),

but stay great collectible items, all over the world

Miniature Cars  Any collector has a child soul...

so it was normal to see some «toy cars» ...

A very early NIKON F the 204 th ever made...

With all the details of the first legendary camera.

Jacobson Blimps  Movie Industry needs silence !!!!
Stage photographers know that, of course, and they do use «blimps»,

made by  JACOBSON , always in activity in Hollywood (CA)

Optical Equipment  Nikon, as soon as they started, worked dor scientists and opticians.
Discover Microscops, Vertexometers and slit lamps.

Rare FM2 
Exceptional cameras, limited series ...
Here are the  FM2  Titan , FM2 Lemix and 80 th Aniversary model

FM «GOLD » - 300 Samples - 1977
For the 60th Aniversary of the company,
Nikon decided to produce a Gold «FM»
300 samples only, OFFERED ...
( never sold on the market )

Smallest Nikon F ....
Nikon F and FT + 200 mm Lens ..
Gold plated ..and Miniatur

Recently discovered by a friend in Japan ...
Help us find out the real use of that « Survey Camera »

Nikon Museum - Tokyo
Preparing the 100 th Anniversary ( July 2017),

Nikon opened an extraordinary Museum in Tokyo.
Follow me for a visit  ...

Microscope JOICO 1926

First product sold officially by Nikon
Company name was JOICO
(Japan Optical Company Ltd)

Nikkor 5 cm 1.1 - RF

Premier produit vendu officiellement par Nikon
Le nom de la compagnie était JOICO
(Japan Optical Copany Ltd)


HERMES 3.5 - 5.5 cm - Enlarger Lens 1936

Premier produit vendu officiellement par Nikon
Le nom de la compagnie était JOICO
(Japan Optical Copany Ltd)


Nikon I  - 1948 - complete set

Premier produit vendu officiellement par Nikon
Le nom de la compagnie était JOICO
(Japan Optical Copany Ltd)