London, South Kensington
16 January 2001
Nikon F no. 7439436
chrome, photomic head, with a F-36 motor-drive no. 155544, and instruction manuals
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Condition: 4C Cosmetic: Normal use and wear. Mechanical: Working but accuracy of shutter (usually at slow speeds) questionable.
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