Nikkor 5.8cm f/1.4 S non-AI ('59-'62)
This sample circa '61.
Filter size: 52mm
Close focus distance: 2 feet, 0.6 meters marked.
Aperture range: f/1.4 - f/16
Aperture blades: 6
Depth of field scale for f/4, f/8, f/11, f/16, and IR focusing index.
Design: 7 elements in 6 groups
The 5.8cm f/1.4 looks a lot like the 50mm f/1.4:
Nikkor Thousand and One Nights
Lens Tip Review
Richard de Stoutz
Comments: This is an early F mount lens. The later 50mm f/1.4 S is much more common, cheaper, and a better performer. I think it is safe to say that is the better lens for most people unless you are a collector or like lenses with character like me.
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