There are marks on the body and hood (see photos), also a few minor ones on the front glass - two can be seen in the photo, but there are several more. The hood operates smoothly and the focus is firm but smooth in action.
This is an excellent example of one of Nikon's high quality AI lenses from the late 1970's when Nikon didn't make anything except high quality pro lenses. We can therefore be fairly sure that it was made around June1975.
NIKON NIKKOR 300mm f4.5 AI CONVERTED - 1967. Contemporary to the seminal Nikon F and F2 SLRs, this lovely lens has had a non kit AI conversion, these can be a mixed blessing, but this is one of the cleanest I have seen and mounts easily and functions perfectly.
Up for sale is aNikon ED AF-S Nikkor 300mm 1:4 D lens in perfect condition with rare lightgrey housing. Including original Nikon bag and lens covers! The lens are used, but are in very good overall condition, and checked and tested to work fully operational.
Function:(Lens, finder, mirror, focusing screen, Accessories Ex filter, etc. ). Optical system:(Lens, finder, mirror, focusing screen, Accessories Ex filter, etc. ). There is no haze on inside of the lens.
Mount Type: For Nikon F. Grade: Exc Condition. Exc :Many sign of use, few small scratches or dents. Exc :Heavy used, noticeable scratches or dents. Body is clean. It has tiny scars. There is tiny signs of use.