Nikon F ‘Apollo’ body, black C/W 55mm f/1.2 Nikkor-S Auto, pre-AI, scalloped focusing barrel lens
Nikon F ‘Apollo’ body, black serial no. 7365572. The name “Apollo” derives from Nikon’s association with NASA during the Apollo space program when Nikon supplied cameras and lenses to be used on flights. The Apollo Nikon F bodies all had serial numbers beginning with 72xxxxx and 73xxxxx. The Apollo F was updated with a plastic tipped F2 type advance lever and self-timer and stronger camera strap eyelets. This example is fitted with 55mm f/1.2 Nikkor-S Auto, pre-AI, scalloped focusing barrel lens. Serial no. 197662. Both pieces are in exceptionally fine and near new condition.