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Owners of 1200-1700 Nikkor

jrp

San Pedro Garza García, MX
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jrp Administrator JRP is one of the co-founders, has in-depth knowledge in various areas. Awarded for his contributions for the Resources Charter Member
Wed 16-Jan-08 12:58 PM

On acassion of Photokina, Nikon Germany has asked if any of us owns a 1200-1700mm Nikkor monster that they could place on their booth at Photokina. They would of course pay for shipping and insurance.
This lens was only made to order and very few were ever produced.

If you do own it and would be interested in having it shown at Photokina, please let us know.

FYI, below the specs and an image

AI-S 1200-1700mm f/5.6-f/8 P ED IF Zoom Nikkor
Lens formula: 18 elements in 13 groups (3 elements are ED's)
Diagonal Picture angle: 2°-1°30' (on 35mm film cameras)
Diaphragm: Automatic. Built-in CPU
Aperture scale: f/5.6 ~ f/22 on both standard and aperture-direct-readout scale
Focusing and zooming control: via dual rings.
Two removable quick zooming handles provided.
Dual focusing/distance indexes provided: Orange (1700mm) and Green (1200mm).
Metering: Via full aperture method; meter coupling ridge NOT provided. CPU integrated for Matrix Metering with applicable Nikon SLRs.
Distance scale: Graduated in meters and feet from 10m (33ft.) to infinity
Focal Length Markings: 1200mm (green), 1700mm (orange).
Depth of Field Scales: Orange for f/22
Attachment size: 52mm rear drop-in
Tripod Mount: Tripod Lens Collar
Weight: 16Kg - 7.27 lbs
Dimensions: 237mm diameter x 880mm long (overall)
Filters: 52mm rear drop in
Front lens cap: Slip-on type
Lens hood: Built-in
Tripod mounting/carrying: Via socket in a Fixed tripod mounting collar.
Built-in handle on top.
Lens case: CT-1217 metal case included.
Usable Teleconverter(s): Not advisable.
Note: Serial number for this AI-S ONLY Zoom Nikkor lens may have started from 200001.
Source: Nikon System Hand Book.
Nikon USA product code: 1448 NAS

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