It seems that Nikon Netherlands is extending the product warranty to 2 years. Not sure about the details, but several [NR] readers received letters from Nikon with a new 2 years warranty certificate for items (lenses and DSLRs) that were purchased and registered few months ago.
Here is the English translation:
Congratulations. Hereby you receive the official certificate to prove that you have registered your Nikon Product. Now you can really enjoy your purchase for the full 100%.
This certificate offers you:
- A two year full guarantee
- Faster acceptance by insurance companies
- Efficient handling of inquiries and repairs or maintenance of your equipment
If you were to any have questions, we'd love to hear from you. You may call our service hot line at XXXXXX (local tariff)
Thank you very much for your registration!