Nikkor-C 2.8 cm f/3.5 wide-angle lens

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    For sale is a W-Nikkor-C 2.8 cm f/3.5 wide-angle lens for the Nikon rangefinder S-Series (S, S2, S3, SP, S4 etc.) and the Zeiss Contax I, II III Series.

    This lens comes with a rather rare original Nippon Kogaku metal front lens cap and the original Nippon Kogaku rear plastic bayonet lens cap.

    The condition is truly mint, both outside and inside.
    No scratches
    No dings
    No dents
    No corrosion or brassing
    No mildew
    No fungus
    No cleaning marks
    No oil on the diaphragm blades
    This lens has a very low serial #346958, indicating that this lens is the first version.
    This lens was introduced in 1952.

    Specifications​

    6 Elements; 4 Groups
    Orthometar-Type
    C indicates Coated Optics
    Focuses from 3 feet to infinity (distance scale is marked in feet)
    f/stops click from 3.5 to 22
    Construction: brass and chrome
    Depth-of-field scale
    Infrared R scale
    43mm screw-in front thread
    Weight: 145 grams
    Dimensions: 55.8 mm diameter x 32.4 mm long
    Compatible with Contax rangefinder bodies
    $425 +$10 shipping
     

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    Price reduced to $400 + $10 shipping.
     
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    I guess it's time for a bump.
     
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    Are there any Contax or Nikon RF users out there who are interested?
    It would be difficult to find this lens in better condition.
     
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    Sold.
     
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