July 2006, Nikon Kenkyukai
July 2006, Nikon Kenkyukai

Mikron, Mikron and Mikron, Super Vintage Binoculars

July 22, 2006
Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo Meeting
Mikron and Mikron
Vintage Binoculars

Nikon Kenkyukai Tokyo Meeting

UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5

The most famous special Nikkor lens is UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5. The UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5, this lens already ended production. However, the production of the UV lens was started once again in Tochigi Nikon. Member of Kenkyukai brought his TOCHIGI UV 105mm F4.5 lens to the meeting. Even other members brought the UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5 lens to the meeting.

UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5 and very nice outfit

UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5 and special filter outfit

A simple boxed TOCHIGI UV 105mm F4.5

TOCHIGI UV 105mm F4.5 and UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5 lined up on the meeting table. The price of TOCHIGI UV 105mm F4.5 is 600,000 YEN. You can download the TOCHIGI UV 105mm F4.5 PDF brochure from Tochigi Nikon's Website.

Difference between TOCHIGI UV and UV NIKKOR

UV Nikkor 105mm F4.5 on parade

Ultra Achromatic Takumar 85mm F4.5 Outfit

Very Vintage Mikron Binoculars

Pretty small binoculars occupied the meeting table. Yes, those are Nippon Kogaku's Mikron binoculars. As you know, the Mikron binoculars started production in 1921. Please appreciate the very rare old vintage Mikron binoculars.

Vintage Mikron on parade

Mikron Monocular with beautiful cosmetic case

The Mikron Revived

Mikron stopped production and sales in 1974. Binocular fan in Japan wished that the Mikron is manufactured again. Suddenly Nikon started the production and sales of the Mikron again in 1997. We can purchase a brand new Mikron now.

Very rare and vintage Mikron Binoculars

Very old black painted Mikron

Nikon 7X50 Tropical Scale

Other Fantastic Collection

Special filters they were stored to a beautiful red case is the color filter made by Leitz. Those are the fantastic collection they were manufactured in 1933.

Beautiful AGFA COLOR filters (1933)

Used for Hektor 73mm F1.9 and Summar 50mm F2

He explained about AGFA COLOR system

Ads of Nippon Kogaku and Seiki Kogaku

Ad of Nikkor lens

Asahi Camera magazine of 1938 and 1939

Zeiss Planar F Mount Lenses

One member put his ZF Planar 50mm F1.4 and ZF Planar 85mm F1.4 on the meeting table. The other member put his Zeiss 50mm F1.2 100 years edition and Zeiss Planar 85mm F1.2 60 years edition on the meeting table.

The 55mm 1,2 lens is a celebration of 100 years of the Planar lens. The 85mm 1,2 lens is a celebration of 60 years of the CONTAX camera. They are special order super limited edition items and highly collectable lenses. They are also very elegant and high speed lenses. Brilliant party began on the table.

ZF Planar lenses and Zeiss Planar lenses

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