May 2006, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

May 2006, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

Hansa Canon camera and Nippon Kogaku's Nikkor

May 20, 2006

Very Early Nikkor Lenses

SEIKI KOGAKU KOGIO

Nikon I Leather Case

Vintage Telescope

Tokyo Meeting

Hansa Canon and Nikkor

Tokyo green is shining brightly across the over sky.
The Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo was an enjoyable interesting meeting even today.
We studied the Nikkor lenses in the very early period.

The advertisement of the Japanese camera magazine on Hansa Canon first appears in Showa 10 (1935).
Nippon Kogaku was supplying the camera lenses to Seiki Kogaku Kogio(CANON INC.)

Black masked Nikkor lens and Hansa Canon

Beautiful Hansa Canon on the table

A film counter like a dial of the safe

Black masked Nikkor 50mm F3.5 lens

White masked Nikkor 5cm F3.5 lens

Precise graceful engraving of Nikkor 5cm F3.5

Canon type J and Nikkor 5cm F3.5

Nikkor 5cm F3.5 No. 460348

White masked Nikkor 5cm F3.5 Nr. 50237

HERMES 5.5cm F3.5 Lens

We hope the reproduction of Hansa Canon

Hansa Canon Era

Magazine ad. of 1940's and brochures were displayed on the table.
Also we studied very rare Hansa Canon filters and original paper box.

Magazine ad. of 1940's and brochures

Back to the 1940's by Hansa Canon and Seiki Canon

Very rare Hansa Canon filters and original paper box

Very rare Nikon I leather case

We displayed much Nikon I leather case on the table as the first attempt in the world.
Inside of the case of the very early model has the buckskin. It is very gorgeous.
You can see top of the Nikon I leather case, body of the Nikon I leather case and bottom of the Nikon I leather case.
We understood that Nikon I case is very stout and graceful leather case.

L-R, Very early model, early model, later model and latest model

Top of the Nikon I leather case

Body of the Nikon I leather case

Bottom of the Nikon I leather case

L, inside of the case of the very early model has the buckskin

Case of very stout leather

Strong and graceful leather case for Nikon I

Very rare speed case for ORION

Very rare leather case of the ORION binocular was displayed on the table.
An officer is able to monitor the enemy promptly by this speed case.
This may be a product of around 1940 probably.

Very rare leather case for ORION

Opened speed case for ORION

Nippon Kogaku's 8cm telescope MIOJ

Neko-san, a member of Nikon Kenkyukai is famous for a collector of old Nippon Kogaku's optical instruments. He introduced a very interesting old vintage telescope to us.
It was a Nippon Kogaku's 8cm telescope MIOJ.

Nippon Kogaku's 8cm telescope MIOJ

Nippon Kogaku Tokyo, 24X80

MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN

Monocular eyepiece and straight eyepiece outfit

Nikon F adapter for 5cm and 6.5cm telescope

Other interesting Nikkor lenses

It was one of the first marketed Nikkor lens, Nikkor 12cm F4.5.
You can see the inside of a small battery pack for Nikon S.

A very rare microscope objective is on the table. This Nikon microscope objective has glass thickness adjustment of the LCD. It was used for the Nikon LCD inspection microscope.

Also we can see the very rare FR Nikkor 75mm F1.0 lens.
Today was WestLicht Photogaphica Auction day.

The first marketed Nikkor 12cm F4.5

The inside of a battery pack for Nikon S

Nikon microscope objectives and eyepieces

Glass thickness adjustment of the LCD inspection microscope objective

Very rare FR Nikkor 75mm F1.0

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