London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
Nikon I no. 609604
24 x 32mm., chrome, with a Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-H.C f/2 5cm. lens no. 708343, the baseplate engraved MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN, in maker's ever ready case stamped MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN and instruction booklet
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Robert Rotoloni(1981), Nikon Rangefinder Camera, pp.7-9, 56-61.
According to information in Rotoloni (p. 59) this Nikon I dates to may 1949 when a batch of ninety-one examples were made serial numbered 609563-609653.
Condition: 4D Cosmetic: Normal use and wear. Mechanical: Normal use and wear.
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