March 2009, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

March 2009, Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo, Meeting Report

Wonderful View of Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 Lenses

March 21, 2009

Tokyo Meeting

Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5

Roentgen Lens Special

Tokyo Meeting was held near the Kabuki-Za Theater Ginza

Nikon F Instruction Manual and Small Brochures

The Tokyo meeting began from the research program about Nikon F.
We collected some instruction manuals and small brochures for Nikon F because it was Nikon F 50th anniversary.
Nikon F with a long manufacturing period has the instruction manual of various versions.

Nikon F Instruction Manual and Small Brochures

Super Very Rare Roentgen Lenses

Because the Nikon Kenkyukai member have the very unusual historical X-rays lenses, I will introduce them to you.
They are roentgen lenses of Teikoku Kogaku (Zunow) and Seiki Kogaku (Canon).
Especially, the Roentgen Zunow lens of Teikoku Kogaku is a very unusual phantom lens.

Super Very Rare Roentgen Zunow 6.5cm F1.4

Beautiful Roentgen Zunow 6.5cm F1.4 Lens

Very Fast R-Serenar 5cm F1.5 Lens

Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 and Nikon X-ray Camera

Michio Akiyama, industrial Nikkor lens specialist, planned to research the Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 and Nikon X-ray Camera.
Akiyama called the member as the research together. Some members came to the Tokyo meeting with his Regno Nikkor and X-ray Camera.

Very Heavy Iron Barrel of Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 Lens

Very Smooth Film Winding Crank

Can you believe three Nikon X-ray cameras gathered?

Regno Fan of Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo

Three Nikon X-ray Cameras

It was at Syowa 22 (1947) that Nippon Kogaku manufactured Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 and Nikon X-ray camera.
It was at Syowa 23 (1948) that Nikon I was manufactured.
Yes, the Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 and Nikon X-ray camera is older than Nikon I camera.

Nikon X-ray Camera #22408, Syowa 22 (1947)

Nikon X-ray Camera #22763, Syowa 22 (1947)

Nikon X-ray Camera #23101, Syowa 23 (1948)

Nikon X-ray Camera with One Piece Film Back

Inside of the Nikon X-ray Camera

Red and Orange Windows of the Nikon X-ray Camera

Historical Regno Nikkor and Nikon X-ray Camera

What do you think because you see these old but great historical Regno Nikkor and Nikon X-ray cameras?
You must not forget such a historical camera existed in Japan of the dawn where Nikon camera was born.

Great Historical Regno Nikkor 10cm F1.5 and Nikon X-ray Camera

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