Items for Sale

I have been researching and collecting Nikon lenses for many years, and aquired some duplicates and items that I no longer require. All lenses for sale here are in perfect working condition with clear optics, unless otherwise noted. I try to describe the condition as accurately as possible. Click on the link to see pictures. I haven't had time to take pictures of most items yet, but if you are interested in any lens I am happy to take some.

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Prime | Filters and Accessories

Nikkor-N.C 24mm 1:2.8
MINT- The world's first lens with floating elements (close range correstion), which allowed a then unheard of combination of wide angle of view, fast aperture and close focusing. This this early multicoated version has beautiful clear green and red reflections from the front elements. The barrel is in fine condition with only the light traces of wear and handling, otherwise mint.
  • Box with matching serial number and bubble case
  • Original front cap
  • Warranty sheet with matching serial number, dated 12/24/73 (early Christmas present!)
35mm 1:2.8 PC-Nikkor
  • Original front and rear caps
  • CL-34A leather case
  • Box
50mm 1:2 Nikkor-H pre-AI
MINT- to EX+ A very clean example of this early pre-AI lens. Only a couple of insignificant scratches on the focus ring, and some light scuffs on the rear lens protectors keep this from being graded mint.
  • Original front chrome-button cap
  • Replacement rear cap
55mm 1:3.5 Micro AI
MINT to MINT- A highly regarded classic macro lens which can double as a standard lens. Beautiful black semi-gloss finish with bright crisp lettering and JCII inspection sticker. A small amount of wear on the filter threads and a couple of tiny scuffs keep this from being a perfect mint.
  • Original front and rear caps
85mm 1:2 AI-S
EX+ Very clean lens, just a few light scratches on the upper barrel, otherwise near new condition. A very handy, fast, short telephoto lens with good optical properties. Much more compact than the current AFS 85/1.8!
  • Original front and rear caps
85mm 1:1.8 late pre-AI
LIKE NEW- Nearly flawless example of this highly regarded lens. There are a handful nearly imperceptible marks on the lower edges of the focus and aperture rings, but you have to look very closely to see them. Beautiful clear red and blue reflections from the enormous front element.
  • Silver box with matching serial number and foam inserts
  • Nikon L1Bc skylight filter
  • Original front and rear caps
135mm 1:3.5 late pre-AI
MINT- to EX+ This lens was made for a short time in the mid 1970s and is relatively uncommon with fewer than 25000 units made. It is has the same optics as the previous Nikkor-Q.C 135/3.5, but with modern styling. Image quality is similar to the famous 105/2.5, with good sharpness and a beautiful smooth rendition. Curved aperture blades give background blurs a nice rounded appearance. This lens is exceptionally clean, looking near new except for a handful of light scratches on the barrel.
  • Box with matching serial numbers (heavily worn) and foam inserts
  • Rear cap
  • Promaster 1A skylight filter
  • I also have AI conversion kit 45 for this lens, add $20
135mm 1:2.8 Nikkor-Q pre-AI
MINT- A fast medium telephoto lens from the early 1970s. Solidly built with solid performance. This lens is in near new condition with a few barely perceptible signs of wear.
  • Bubble case (many scratches, bayonet mount in base partially broken)
  • Front skylight filter
135mm 1:2.8 Nikkor-Q.C pre-AI
MINT- in BOX A fast, multicoated medium telephoto lens from the early 1970s. Solidly built with solid performance. This lens is in near new condition with a few barely perceptible signs of wear.
  • Box with matching serial number and foam inserts
  • Original front and rear caps
  • Instruction sheet dated (74.3.BO)
20cm 1:4 Nikkor-Q pre-AI
MINT- A popular lens for the Nikon F during the 1960s, offering a long focal length and good performance in a compact package. This lens is late in the early series marked in cm, probably made in 1966. In perfect condition except for a couple of almost invisible scuffs on the focus ring.
  • Box with matching serial number
  • Original brown leather case and strap
  • Original front cap, replacement rear cap
200mm 1:4 Nikkor-Q.C pre-AI
MINT to MINT- Lens in immaculate condition, the perfectionist may find a small impression on the lower edge of the aperture ring - but I challenge you to find it!
  • Box with foam insert in good condition
  • Box not numbered or marked "C" so may not be original with the lens
  • Original front and rear caps
300mm 1:4.5 Nikkor-P pre-AI
MINT- to EX+ A very nicely presented lens, with some isolated but noticeable scratches on the hood and focus ring. The tripod mount looks like it has never been used. The built-in hood slides out smoothly and clicks firmly in place. This lens belongs to a batch with a dot following the serial number.
  • Original brown leather cylinder case with strap
  • Original chrome screw-in front cap, and rear cap
35-70mm 1:3.3-4.5 AF
MINT- This is the later AF version with the rubber focus grip and more compact design for improved handling. In mint condition except for a small patch of corrosion on the lens mount. No other signs of damage, glass is absolutely clear.
  • Box with matching serial number and foam inserts
  • Original front and rear caps

Filters and Accessories
Nikon red R60 filter (52mm)
MINT The R60 subtracts all colors of the spectrum except red and is often used with B&W or infrared film for special effects. $10
Nikon Soft 2 filter (52mm)
MINT The Soft Focus Filter No. 2 is stronger than Soft Focus Filter No. 1. It produces a fog-like effect in landscapes, or a softer dreamlike effect for portraiture. $10
Nikon F A B1 B2 C D extension tubes (early K-ring set) EX Old style Nikon F extension tubes with bronze finish. Equivalent to the Nikon K-ring set: A = K1, B1 = K2, B2 = K3, C = K4, D = K5. The old names are more logical because the B1 and B2 must always be used in pairs (with or without the C or D tubes between, or the A in addition).
In excellent condition with some rub marks on the raised grips. With original leather carry case.
Singh-Ray LB Color Intensifier (67mm) MINT Accentuates blues, oranges and magenta colors. Removes muddy yellow-brown colors from sunset skies, leaving rich blue, orange and pink colors. This is the standard 5.5mm ring with front filter threads. Comes with original Singh-Ray soft pouch. Like new, at half new price! $120
AI Conversion Kits NEW New old stock AI conversion kits. Ugrade your old Nikkor to AI by installing a new a new AI aperture ring:
  • Kit no.28 - K 28/3.5 no.195531 - 279xxx SOLD
  • Kit no.45 - K 135/3.5 no.158101 - 182xxx SOLD
$20 Each