Nikkor-C 2.8 cm f/3.5 wide-angle lens
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 corrosion or brassing
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.
6 Elements; 4 Groups
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
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
Price reduced to $400 + $10 shipping.
I guess it's time for a bump.
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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