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This Nikon I camera from 1948 is the earliest known surviving production Nikon in the world

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Update: the pictures shown by Westlicht for the first known Nikon I camera had a serial number 60924 and not 60922 as mentioned in their description. No sure what is going, but I was told that #60924 is not a complete original and has repair parts (it should have internally 3 exact same numbers and it […]

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Most pros used Nikons to record Apollo 11 blast-off to moon

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47 years ago the Lunar Module ‘The Eagle’ landed on the moon… Most pros used Nikons to record Apollo 11 blast-off to moon When Apollo 11 slowly lifted skyward from Cape Kennedy on its lunar flight, spewing violent clouds of smoke and flame in its wake, more cameras than pairs of eyes seemed to be aimed […]

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Nikon gear at the International Space Station (ISS)

Astronaut Jeff Williams aboard the International Space Station highlights a favorite activity of crew members while aboard: Earth photography. On his fourth space mission and third Expedition on the ISS, Williams demonstrates the cameras and lenses used to capture still and video imagery of the station and its various visiting vehicle spacecraft like the Soyuz, […]

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Check out these Nikon cameras

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→ Another Nikon F3 NASA camera on eBay. → This is it – the best Nikon camera: it costs only $36 and is made out of… chocolate. Spotted by Arnaud Zufferey in Vienna, Austria. → Check out also this mini-Nikon on flickr.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #346

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→ Various Nikon USB flash drives available on eBay. → Topaz Labs is offering 35% off on all Topaz products with coupon code ‘TOPAZ2015’. → The Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 limited edition lens for Nikon F mount will start shipping next week. → Price drop: the Nikon MB-D12 battery grip for Nikon D810 is now $309 at Adorama, Amazon and B&H.

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Nikon eBay finds: rare and expensive

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→ Rare Nikon museum collection of more than 75 special and rare Nikon cameras/items for $59,995. → Nikon 13mm f/5.6 AIS rectilinear ultra-wide angle lens for $44,999.99. → Nikon Stereo-Nikkor 1:3.5 3.5cm lens attached to a Nikon S2 rangefinder camera for $47,500. → Nikon Nippon Kogaku SP camera with Nikkor N.C 50mm f/1.1 black paint lens for […]

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