Nikon AF-S 50 mm lens

I got more details on the previously reported AF-S 50 mm rumor (thanks E.M.)
This is the post from a German forum. Is it legit? Hard to tell. Sorry about the rough translation, but you will get the idea:

I was today in my dealer (don't laugh: Saturn) and silly asked for the "Nikon 50 1.4" (I meant the AF 50/1.4D ...)

She came after 10 minutes, and says: "Not available ..."
Me: "what is because the costs?"
She: "EP around 649 euros, but not before September ..."
I: "What ... there's the online for 270 Euro plus shipping ..."
She: "Yes, yes, the old ..."
Me: "Yes, of course, what do you mean?"
She: "The new element with AF-S .... is already listed, but not yet available ..."

Here is the original German text:

War heute bei meinem Händler (Nicht lachen: Saturn) und habe ganz auf doof nach dem "Nikon 50 1.4" gefragt. (Meinte das AF 50/1.4D...)

Da kommt die nach 10 Minuten zurück, und sagt: "Nicht lieferbar..."
Ich: "was soll das denn Kosten???"
Sie:" UVP so um 649 EURO, kommt aber nicht vor September..."
Ich:" WAAS... Online gibt's das für 270 EURO plus Versand..."

Sie:" Ja ja, das alte..."
Ich:"ja, natürlich, was meinen sie denn?"
Sie:"Das Neue mit AF-S.... ist schon gelistet, aber noch nicht lieferbar..."

Can anyone that works for Saturn in Germany/Austria confirm that story?
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