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Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.2 AIS Manual Focus Lens {52}

KEH Model# 220890
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.2 AIS Manual Focus Lens {52}
Cond. Notes Price Qty
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.

With Caps

The rating of the equipment is at 80 to 89 percent of original condition. 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.

With Caps
* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured. See ‘Notes’ next to grade for included items.



The Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 AIS is Nikon's top of the line manual focus 50mm lens. It's an incredibly bright lens that offers superb image quality and sharpness. The ultra fast f/1.2 maximum aperture is the brightest available from any Nikkor Lens (as of 2017). This lens is outstanding for any sort of available-light shooting as well as general photography. When used on compatible DX format cameras the 50mm offers a field of view equivalent to a 75mm lens transforming it into an ultra fast f/1.2 portrait lens.

The Nikon 50mm f/1.2 AIS been in available since 1981. It's a step-up from the Nikon 50mm f/1.4 AIS and similar manual focus lenses. This AIS version (Nikon USA part# 1435) replaced the previous AI model and uses a 9 blade aperture in place of the previous model's 7 blade aperture. While not quite as highly corrected for coma as the extremely rare and considerably more expensive Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/1.2 AI and Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/1.2 AIS, it's still a popular practical option for low light shooters.

Key Features

  • Top tier ultra-bright manual focus normal lens
  • Provides brightest possible viewing, even under dim light conditions
  • Amazing background blur possible at f/1.2
  • Classic Nikon color coded depth of field scale
  • Infra-red focus mark
  • Uses the popular 52mm filter size
  • Mechanical aperture control allows use on broad range of cameras

Available accessories include the HR-2 and HS-12 lens hoods, the CL-34A and CL-31S lens cases, and 52mm filters.

Additional Information

Brand Name Nikon
GTIN 018208014354
Manufacturer Part Number 1435
Filter Size 52mm
Focus Type Manual focus (only)
Lens Mount Nikon F Mount Ai-S
Lens Type Standard / Normal
Max Focal Length 50mm
Min Focal Length 50mm

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