This sample circa '72.
Filter size: 52mm
Close focus distance: 1 foot or .3 meters
Aperture range: f/1.4 - f/22
Aperture blades: 9
Depth of field scale for f/4, f/8 - 22, plus IR focusing index.
Design: 9 elements in 7 groups
One of Nikon's oldest designs. This relatively early copy has radioactive Thorium glass, which gives it a heavy yellow cast. Leaving the elements exposed to the sun should clear it out, but I don't mind it for black and white shooting. Has close range correction. All versions are multicoated.
Here are the other non-perspective control Nikon non-AI 35mm lenses: 35mm f/1.4, f/2, f/2.8, and 3.5cm f/2.8
Nikkor Thousand and One Nights
Richard de Stoutz
Other photos with this lens: