November 2004, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

November 2004, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

All star of Nikkor 5cm F2 collapsible and hybrid

November 20, 2004

5cm F2 Collapsible

Medical Nikkor

Tochigi Nikon 300mm T2.2

Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo meeting

Nikkor 5cm F2 Collapsible and hybrid

The theme of the meeting was the special research of Nikkor 5cm F2 collapsible and hybrid lens for the rangefinder Nikon.
Several members brought their chrome beautiful lenses. The lenses of 708 series, 806 series and 811 series were on the table.
And then, second theme of the meeting was the Medical Nikkor 200mm F5.6 outfit.
The meeting was held in Shintomi-cyo in Tokyo near Ginza.

Nikkor 5cm F2 collapsible and hybrid , caps, shades and filters

5cm F2 collapsible, No.80616, 806219, 806201, 8111473, Hybrid No.8111493

5cm F2 collapsible, No.806134, 80616 !!!

5cm F2 collapsible, No.708464, 80616, 806219, 806201

5cm F2 collapsible, No.8117 !!! very early lens

Nikkor 5cm F2 collapsible, No.70815 !!!

Nikkor 5cm F2 hybrid, No.8111174

Nikon M and Nikkor 5cm F2 collapsible

Slip-on filter outfit

Made in occupied Japan, Nippon Kogaku Tokyo

Nippon Kogaku Historical Outfit

Neko-san showed us very rare items which made by Mansyu Kogaku in WWII era.
Nobuji Hatsushiba-san brought Nikon X-ray camera outfit for the Tokyo meeting.
Yes, Regno Nikkor 10.5cm F1.5 and 6X6 camera are stored in hard wooden box.
Please look at Nikon FE2 which Nikkor 7.5cm F2.8 Bronica lens mounted.

Mansyu Kogaku's Type 99 light machine gun sighting scope

Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 No. 71043 and Nikon X-ray camera

Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 No. 71043 and roll film camera

Bronica 7.5cm F2.8 and Nikon FE2

Tochigi Nikon 300mm T2.2 and Nikkor 300mm F2.0

Yes, we met the Tochigi Nikon 300mm T2.2 and Nikkor 300mm F2.0 very fast telephoto lens.
A white lens is a lens for the digital cinematography which Tochigi Nikon engineered.
Tochigi Nikon 300mm T2.2 has features a long 300mm focal length, a very fast T2.2 (F2.0) aperture and a 13ft MOD (minimum object distance).
The lens accepts two 52mm internal filters.
Basically, Tochigi Nikon offers the lens in a choice of PL or B4 mount for the professional cinematography.
The amateur astronomer in Japan knew a wonderful astronomical photo was taken with this super lens. Tochigi Nikon offered 20 lenses with Nikon F mount for an amateur astronomer in February, 2003.
Tochigi Nikon sold this lens again in the autumn of 2004.
We met two excellent lenses at the Tokyo meeting.

Tochigi Nikon 300mm T2.2 and Nikkor 300mm F2.0

Tochigi Nikon 300mm T2.2 great telephoto super lens

Nikkor 300mm F2.0 super fast telephoto lens

Super fast big Nikon telephoto lenses

A Medical Nikkor 200mm F5.6 Deep Story

Akihiko Suzuki-san reported on the deep reserch of Medical Nikkor 200mm F5.6 lenses.
He put the model PF Copy Outfit on the table of meeting room, and set the Nikon power-supply units.
Three medical Nikkor lenses were mounted to the Nikon F early model.
He explained the excellent performance of this lens to us.
We took a picture happily with the Medical Nikkor 200mm F5.6 outfit.

A Medical Nikkor deep story by Akihiko Suzuki-san

The model PF Copy Outfit and many close-up Lenses

640F Nikon F and Medical Nikkor 200mm F5.6

Nikon F and very rare protect cover

Medical Nikkor operation on the model PF Copy Outfit

What? Crazyyyyy !!!! 6400F plate !!!!!

Nikon, Nikkor, Happy society, Nice meeting

Nikon S2 SPECIAL for the Antarctic Expedition

A member showed us two unusual Nikon S2 cameras.
One was a Nikon S2 camera to which a red character named SAMPLE was engraved.
The other one was Nikon S2 SPECIAL for the Antarctic expedition team of Japan.
Only the speeds up to 500 are engraved to the shutter dial of the S2.
In addition, the camera was remodeled for the cold-proof.
I put on a special Nikon S2 camera on the book named "25 years History of the Antarctic Expedition".

Nikon S2 SAMPLE model

Nikon S2 SPECIAL for the Antarctic expedition team of Japan

Feature of Nikon S2 SPECIAL for the Antarctic expedition

Super Tokyo Meeting of Kenkyukai

Yuki Kawai-san who returned home from the U.S. joined the Tokyo meeting.
He distributed photo which Robert Rotoloni-san had taken to us.
Robert Rotoloni-san offered research photo for the Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo meeting.
His research photo were great. It was a photo of the 5cm F1.8 No.8024 prototype dream lens !! Thank you very much Rotoloni-san. Your seat is always reserved !!
13 members were satisfied with a nice meeting on Saturday.

Photo: Copyright (c) 2004, Robert Rotoloni, U.S.A., All Rights Reserved

Nikkor 5cm F1.8 Prototype Dream Lens by Robert Rotoloni-san

Only the YOUNG boys gathered 13 people in the meeting

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