RARE – COLLECTOR’S GRADE – BRAND NEW! COMES WITH EXTERNAL WHITE BOX, INTERNAL GOLD BOX, INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR BOTH CAMERA AND LENS, TRIPOD BASE PROTECTOR AND SHUTTER GUARD (TO BE REMOVED PRIOR TO FIRST USE)To celebrate the new Millennium Year 2000 (The Chinese Year of the Dragon), Nikon released the Nikon FM2 Millennium Edition. The camera has special markings: a Chinese-style golden Dragon sits above the self-timer and has matching serial numbers for the camera body and 50mm f/1.4 Nikkor AIS lens. It is presented in a rich gold maker’s box with a red satin lining, a white outer shipping carton, warranty card, instruction manual and certificate of authenticity signed by Mr. Michio Kariya, President Nikon Imaging Company, Japan.
The Dragon is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar, and the only animal that is legendary. The Year 2000 is a Chinese Golden Dragon Year.