Note on the above post: Dennis Hoppers character was a loose portrail of Tim Page, a very famous photographer of the Vietnam war.
While I was there, I once bought a F T off of a press reporter who was hard up for cash that night out on the town. Cost me $50. I used it for several years and ended up trading it for a nice rifle.
Another good photographer of that war was Sean Flynn, son of famous actor Errrol Flynn. He and another reporter were killed in Cambodia, never to be found. They were big users of 50mm lenses.
Before acquiring the Nikon, I used a Spotmatic that I bought in a PX down in Nha Trang. It was around $100 new.
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