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Nikon Nikkor*ED IF 600mm f4 Ai-S For Sale

ekatibah

Lafayette, US
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ekatibah Registered since 04th Apr 2010
Mon 01-Aug-11 03:35 AM | edited Mon 01-Aug-11 01:48 PM by ekatibah

Nikon Nikkor*ED IF 600mm f4 Ai-S

Serial No: 178338
(see http://www.photosynthesis.co.nz/nikon/serialno.html#500)

Condition: Pristine
Owner: Original
Purchase Date: 1983

Asking Price: $3,500.00 USD

Accessories (from original lens purchase):
1. Nikon CT-601 aluminum case (with strap and two keys)
2. Slip-on leather front lens cap
3. Holder for 39mm screw-in filters (installed in lens)
4. 39mm screw-in filter L37C (installed in lens)
5. Holder for gelatine filters
6. Nikon Teleconverter TC-14 1.4X (Serial No: 186957)
7. Nikon Teleconverter TC-300 2X (Serial No: 181327)
8. Nikon Manual for 600mm f4 lens

Upgrade: Nikon F mount upgraded with CPU-modification allowing Matrix manual metering with modern Nikon film and digital cameras.

Tripod: National Cine Equipment Inc. wooden tripod with spiked legs is also available for no extra price. Head: Hervic (Motion Picture Division) head, model: JB. This tripod supports this lens extremely well.

Discussion: Lens rarely used and does not show any wear. Diaphragm blades free of oil. Focus movement is silky smooth. May be finest example of its vintage still available.

Camera body shown in pictures, below, not included.

Due to size and weight of lens, sale to North American mainland only.
Sales transaction via PayPal.

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peppermelly

US
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#1. "RE: Nikon Nikkor*ED IF 600mm f4 Ai-S For Sale" | In response to Reply # 0

peppermelly Registered since 09th Feb 2009
Mon 03-Sep-12 07:49 PM

I am interested in this lens. Is it still available? Also, I would like to see some images taken with it. I recently owned a 500mm f4 P manual focus. I was not happy with it. Compared to my other lenses, including my 300mm f2.8 EDIF manual focus, is was not at all impressive. I would like to establish that the 600/4 is actually superior in image quality to the 500/4.
Thanks

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