May 2006, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report
Hansa Canon camera and Nippon Kogaku's Nikkor
May 20, 2006
Very Early Nikkor Lenses
SEIKI KOGAKU KOGIO
Nikon I Leather Case
Hansa Canon and Nikkor
Tokyo green is shining brightly across the over sky.
The Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo was an enjoyable interesting meeting even today.
We studied the Nikkor lenses in the very early period.
The advertisement of the Japanese camera magazine on Hansa Canon first appears
in Showa 10 (1935).
Nippon Kogaku was supplying the camera lenses to Seiki Kogaku Kogio(CANON INC.)
Black masked Nikkor lens and Hansa Canon
Beautiful Hansa Canon on the table
A film counter like a dial of the safe
Black masked Nikkor 50mm F3.5 lens
White masked Nikkor 5cm F3.5 lens
Precise graceful engraving of Nikkor 5cm F3.5
Canon type J and Nikkor 5cm F3.5
Nikkor 5cm F3.5 No. 460348
White masked Nikkor 5cm F3.5 Nr. 50237
HERMES 5.5cm F3.5 Lens
We hope the reproduction of Hansa Canon
Hansa Canon Era
Magazine ad. of 1940's and brochures were displayed on the table.
Also we studied very rare Hansa Canon filters and original paper box.
Magazine ad. of 1940's and brochures
Back to the 1940's by Hansa Canon and Seiki Canon
Very rare Hansa Canon filters and original paper box
Very rare Nikon I leather case
We displayed much Nikon I leather case on the table as the first attempt in the world.
Inside of the case of the very early model has the buckskin. It is very gorgeous.
You can see top of the Nikon I leather case, body of the Nikon I leather case and
bottom of the Nikon I leather case.
We understood that Nikon I case is very stout and graceful leather case.
L-R, Very early model, early model, later model and latest model
Top of the Nikon I leather case
Body of the Nikon I leather case
Bottom of the Nikon I leather case
L, inside of the case of the very early model has the buckskin
Case of very stout leather
Strong and graceful leather case for Nikon I
Very rare speed case for ORION
Very rare leather case of the ORION binocular was displayed on the table.
An officer is able to monitor the enemy promptly by this speed case.
This may be a product of around 1940 probably.
Very rare leather case for ORION
Opened speed case for ORION
Nippon Kogaku's 8cm telescope MIOJ
Neko-san, a member of Nikon Kenkyukai is famous for a collector
of old Nippon Kogaku's optical instruments.
He introduced a very interesting old vintage telescope to us.
It was a Nippon Kogaku's 8cm telescope MIOJ.
Nippon Kogaku's 8cm telescope MIOJ
Nippon Kogaku Tokyo, 24X80
MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN
Monocular eyepiece and straight eyepiece outfit
Nikon F adaptor for 5cm and 6.5cm telescope
Other interesting Nikkor lenses
It was one of the first marketed Nikkor lens, Nikkor 12cm F4.5.
You can see the inside of a small battery pack for Nikon S.
A very rare microscope objective is on the table.
This Nikon microscope objective has glass thickness adjustment of the LCD.
It was used for the Nikon LCD inspection microscope.
Also we can see the very rare FR Nikkor 75mm F1.0 lens.
Today was WestLicht Photogaphica Auction day.
The first marketed Nikkor 12cm F4.5
The inside of a battery pack for Nikon S
Nikon microscope objectives and eyepieces
Glass thickness adjustment of the LCD inspection microscope objective
Very rare FR Nikkor 75mm F1.0
Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo meeting
Today was WestLicht Photogaphica Auction day
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Copyright Michio Akiyama, Tokyo Japan 2006