SLR

Nikon F 1959

Nikon F 1959

Very early “Tokyo” Nikon F SLR with with “Tick-Mark” Nikkor-S Auto 2/5cm, rare Nikon F instructions “Full Automatic Reflex”. More than 800000 Nikon F's were made from 1959 to 1974. The F was Nikon's best seller to date that proved Japan was the new leader…

Carl Zeiss “Super-Q-Gigantar” 40mm ƒ/0.33, 1966

Carl Zeiss “Super-Q-Gigantar” 40mm ƒ/0.33, 1966

Everything started in 1953, with the release of the world's fastest camera lens 1.1/5cm in M39 mount by Teikoku Kogaku Zunow. Eight years later, in the 1961, Canon released its 0,95/50mm lens for Leica's M39 mount at a time when the entire photographic industry seemed…