Nikon F Photomic FTn ‘Apollo’ body, chrome

£795.00

The item photographed may not be the actual model but is used for illustrative purposes only.

The name “Apollo” derives from Nikon’s association with NASA during the Apollo space program when Nikon supplied both test equipment and equipment to be used on flights. The APOLLO Nikon F bodies all had serial numbers beginning with 72*** and 73*** and a few rare ones 74*** and were the very latest and greatest of the amazing and truly iconic F generation (incorporating improvements as a result of years of professional feedback). F cosmetics changed late in production to match the then currently produced and just introduced F2. The Apollo F was updated with a plastic tipped F2 type advance lever and self timer, and stronger camera strap eyelets. Earlier Apollos had the standard F flash connection, later ones had the F2 type threaded PC connection. Serial no. 7408508.

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The name “Apollo” derives from Nikon’s association with NASA during the Apollo space program when Nikon supplied both test equipment and equipment to be used on flights. The APOLLO Nikon F bodies all had serial numbers beginning with 72*** and 73*** and a few rare ones 74*** and were the very latest and greatest of the amazing and truly iconic F generation (incorporating improvements as a result of years of professional feedback). F cosmetics changed late in production to match the then currently produced and just introduced F2. The Apollo F was updated with a plastic tipped F2 type advance lever and self timer, and stronger camera strap eyelets. Earlier Apollos had the standard F flash connection, later ones had the F2 type threaded PC connection. Serial no. 7408508.

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Second-hand grade

EXC++

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Second-hand Grading Description

  • NEWAn item that has not been removed from the box or protective wrapping.
  • UNUSEDAn item that may have been removed from the original packaging, but has never been used.
  • MINT100% as new
  • MINT-98%-99% as new
  • EXC++95%-97% as new
  • EXC+90%-94% as new
  • EXCOriginal finish may have slight scratches or rubbed. No dents or deep scratches.
  • VGMay be slightly scratched, scuffed or worn, but in good mechanical order with clean optics
  • VG-An item that falls below our regular level of gradings. Items in VG- condition will have excessive signs of use.

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