Nikon F Name Plates (Part 20FB1-2033)

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Name Plate Type 1

Chrome metal or anodized black enamel finish, engraved «Nikon». The back of the name plate is widely machine hollowed out (to reduce weight?). A thin strip of sheet metal of identical shape is affixed behind the plate. The lower corners are angular and it is not possible to mount a Photomic FTN finder.

Recorded body numbers between 6400001 and 640xxxx.

Example in my collection: body 6400492

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Name Plate Type 1a

Chrome metal or anodized black enamel finish, engraved «Nikon». Same as type 1, but the machine hollowed out area on the back of the name plate is smaller and more rectangular. A thin strip of sheet metal of identical shape is affixed behind the plate. The lower corners are angular and it is not possible to mount a Photomic FTN finder.

Recorded body numbers between 640xxxx and 6410742.

Example in my collection: body 6401475 and 6401781

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Name Plate Type 2

Chrome metal or anodized black enamel finish, engraved «Nikon». Same as type 1 and 1a, but the name plate now is entirely solid and there is no sheet metal backing. The lower corners are angular and it is not possible to mount a Photomic FTN finder.

Recorded body numbers between 6401164 and 6899999.

Examples in my collection: bodies 6403097 and 6404353

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Name Plate Type 2g

Chrome metal or anodized black enamel finish, same as type 2, but engraved «NIKKOR» in capital letters for German market. The name plate is entirely solid and the lower corners are angular, so it is not possible to mount a Photomic FTN finder.

Recorded body numbers between 6479572 and 6749001.

Examples in my collection: bodies 6518160, 6571727, 6755210

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Name Plate Type 2h

Chrome metal or anodized black enamel finish, same as type 2, but engraved «Nikkor» in caps/lower caps for German market. The name plate is entirely solid and the lower corners are angular, so it is not possible to mount a Photomic FTN finder.

Recorded body numbers between 6771148 and 6891951.

Examples in my collection: bodies 6856442 and 6869172

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Name Plate Type 3

Chrome metal or anodized black enamel finish, engraved «Nikon». Same as type 2, but the lower corners now are rounded for the front clamps of the Photomic FTN finder.

Recorded body numbers between 6900001 and 7450960.

Examples in my collection: bodies 6900776 and 7450255

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Name Plate Type 3g

Chrome metal or anodized black enamel finish, engraved «Nikkor», the lower corners are rounded for the Photomic FTN finder.

Recorded body numbers between 6904330 and 7061938.

Examples in my collection: bodies 6967175 and 7045835

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