Used Nikon 500mm F5 Reflex N/MF


Condition: Excellent Condition


While the aperture is a fixed f/5.0 but focusing is via rotating a scalloped ring which is quite narrow in width. It has a tripod mounting collar and an odd metal spring latch as lens releasing lever. Closest focusing distance for this lens is 49 ft (15m). A lens hood and a front mounting lens cap is supplied as standard accessories. A set of five filters (UV, Yellow, green, red and orange) is supplied too. It was believed there are a few variations with minimal physical differences were being produced. The lens was still available until 1970 in Nikon Sales Guide.

Out of stock

Product Description

Focal length: 500mm
Max. aperture ratio: 1:5
Optical components: 4 groups, 5 elements
Picture angle: 5°
Picture size: 24 x 36mm
Focused from infinity to 15 meters (50 ft.)
Mount: Nikon F mount
Attachment size:122mm(p = 1mm)
Filter: 39mm(exclusively used)
Hood: Screw-on type(exclusively used)
Dimensions of lens: 125mm dia. x 200mm long
Weight: 1.6 kg

Accessories Included:

  • Lens Caps
  • Lens Case
  • Filter Set


Additional Information

Product Condition

“Like New Minus” – the rating of the equipment is at 97 to 99 percent of original condition. Only the closest inspections will reveal slight wear. Perfect glass, but the box and accessories are usually not included.
“Excellent Plus” – rates 90 to 96 percent of original condition. Exceptionally nice, but may have slight wear on finish visible only under close inspection. Glass will be very clean.
“Excellent” – 80 to 89 percent of original. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality.
“Bargain” – items are 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality.
“Ugly” – The look only a photographer would love. “UGLY” means equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. Glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality.


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