«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» Engravings on NIKKOR F Lenses

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Engraving on aperture ring type 1

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black part of the aperture ring and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has slanted sides.

e.g. Auto NIKKOR Telephoto-Zoom 1:4 f=8.5cm ~ 1:4.5 f=25cm


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e.g. Medical NIKKOR Auto 1:5.6 f=200mm

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Engraving on aperture ring type 2

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black part of the aperture ring and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides.

e.g. Auto NIKKOR Telephoto-Zoom 1:4 f=85mm ~ f=250mm


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e.g. Medical NIKKOR Auto 1:5.6 f=200mm

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Engraving on lens barrel type 1

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the chrome lens barrel and filled out with black enamel. The character «M» has slanted sides. The engraving is situated on the left side of the screw located at the opposite side of the lens index.

e.g. Micro-NIKKOR Auto 1:3.5 f=55mm


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On some lenses the engraving is situated exactly at the opposite side of the lens index.

e.g. NIKKOR-T 1:4 f=10.5cm

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Engraving on lens barrel type 1a

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the chrome lens barrel and filled out with black enamel. The character «M» has slanted sides. The engraving is situated on the right side of the screw located at the opposite side of the lens index.

e.g. Micro-NIKKOR Auto 1:3.5 f=55mm

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Engraving on lens barrel type 1b

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black lens barrel and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has slanted sides.

e.g. NIKKOR-P Auto 1:5.6 f=600mm

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Engraving on lens barrel type 2

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the chrome lens barrel and filled out with black enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides. The engraving is situated on the right side of the screw located at the opposite side of the lens index.

e.g. Micro-NIKKOR-P Auto 1:3.5 f=55mm

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Engraving on lens barrel type 2a

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black lens barrel and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides.

e.g. Zoom-NIKKOR Auto 1:4.5 f=50-300mm


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e.g. NIKKOR-Q Auto 1:4.5 f=400mm

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Engraving on lens barrel type 2a

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black lens barrel and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides.

e.g. NIKKOR-Q 1:4 f=135mm (long mount bellows lens)


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e.g. GN-NIKKOR Auto 1:2.8 f=45mm

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Engraving on lens barrel type 3

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black lens barrel and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides. The engraving is exactly at the opposite side of the lens index.

e.g. NIKKOR 20mm 1:4


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e.g. Nikon Teleconverter TC-1 2x

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Engraving on focusing ring type 1

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the chrome focusing ring and filled out with black enamel. The character «M» has slanted sides.

e.g. NIKKOR-O 1:4 f=2.1cm

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Engraving on focusing ring type 1a

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black focusing ring and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has slanted sides.

e.g. NIKKOR-H Auto 1:2 f=50mm


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e.g. Reflex-NIKKOR 1:5 f=50cm

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Engraving on focusing ring type 2

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black focusing ring and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides.

e.g. NIKKOR-O 1:2 f=35mm

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Engraving on focusing ring type 3

«MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black focusing ring and not filled with enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides.

e.g. NIKKOR 50mm 1:1.8 AI

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Engraving on RF-bayonet mount ring

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the chrome RF bayonet ring and filled out with black enamel. The character «M» has slanted sides.

e.g. NIKKOR-Q 1:4 f=13.5cm (short mount bellows lens)

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Engraving on aperture preset ring

«LENS MADE IN JAPAN» engraved on the black aperture preset ring and filled out with white enamel. The character «M» has vertical sides.

e.g. NIKKOR-P 1:4 f=105mm (bellows lens)

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