Nikon EARLY pre-AI NAI 50mm f1.4 Lens. Condition – 6E [4066]

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Description

Description:
This lens was first made in 1962, replacing the previous 5.8cm f1.4 lens.

This is the second variant of this lens, with the scalloped aperture ring and amber lens coating. It is marked ‘Noppon Kogako’, rather than ‘Nikon’.
Condition details:
Cosmetic: Heavy wear to exterior. Ingrained dirt, which could very easily be cleaned up with some time a cotton cleaning buds.
Optical: The optics are very good. There are very minor cleaning marks or scratches. No debris or fungus.
Mechanical: Shutter speeds are all working and accurate. Aperture blades are fast and free from oil.
Dust/Haze: A moderate amount of internal dust and haze which is visible in certain light. Image is unlikely to be affected.
Cosmetic Condition: 6
(Well used. Showing signs of heavy use.)
Functional Condition: E
(Everything functioning. Major functions have recently been professionally tested.)