Nikon F Photomic and 50mm f1.4 Lens. Condition – 4E [4178]


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    The first F Photomic. The meter is built into the prism, and operates using the small lens to the upper right. It is not a TTL meter.

    This first version has a flag which is lifted to turn the meter on, rather than a push button control. The tube device is used to change the angle of the meter when using lenses of 85mm, or longer. Serial number: 6578298.

    Lens cap. The correct battery cap is missing, it should have a special thread to hold the meter telephoto adapter when it is not in use.
    Condition details:
    Cosmetic: Light surface wear to the exterior.
    Optical: The optics are very good. There are very minor cleaning marks or scratches. No debris or fungus.
    Electrical: No corrosion to the battery contacts. Meter is working and tested.
    Dust/Haze: A little internal dust and haze. This is typical and expected for a used lens of this age. Lens are not sealed units and will exchange are with the outside environment. Image will not be affected.
    Light seals: Light seals are usable. They maybe sticky or slightly crumbling, but they are usable.
    Cosmetic Condition: 4
    (Signs of light use, but not misuse. No other cosmetic damage.)
    Functional Condition: E
    (Everything functioning. Major functions have recently been professionally tested.)