Nikon I, 1948

Nikon I rangefinder camera, 1948
Nikon I rangefinder camera, 1948 — Photo credit: © WestLicht Photographica

The earliest known surviving production Nikon in the world! Nikon started in March,1948 to assemble (serial number 60922), this is one of two cameras made in April, 1948 and the 3rd of all Nikon cameras ever produced. It comes with the matching lens (Nikkor 2/5cm no. 70811) and is still in fantastic original condition. Published in: 'The Complete Nikon rangefinder System' by Robert R. Rotoloni (pgs 51-52), ex-Tad Sato Collection.