Nikon’s 100th anniversary is July 25, 2017. As part of this celebration for its century of imaging, Nikon unveiled a number of commemorative products and special collections that will be available for limited time from June 15 through August 31, 2017.
Nikon D5 and D500 100th Anniversary Editions
The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition features a dark metallic gray finish and has an engraving on the bottome noting Nikon’s contribution to the study and exploration of space. An anniversary booklet detailing Nikon’s contributions to space exploration is also included. The Nikon D5 100th Anniversay Edition retails for $7,999.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The Nikon D500 100th Anniversary Edition comes with a metal case, which is engraved with the logo and serial number. The case also contains a commemorative body cap and embossed leather strap. The Nikon D500 100th Anniversay Edition retails for $2,799.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
NIKKOR Lenses 100th Anniversary Editions
A three-lens set featuring NIKKOR f/2.8 zoom lense are also available as a special anniversary edition. The set includes, as Nikon calls them, the “three big dragons”: the AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED, AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR and the AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lenses. The NIKKOR Triple f/2.8 Zoom Lens Set retails for $7,999.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Additionally, an anniversary edition of the AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens will be available as a standalone option. It comes with a display of individual glass elements that make up the internal workings of the lens, as well as a special stand and case. The AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR 100th Anniversary Edition lens retails for $3,999.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Accessories and Special Items
In partnership with Swarovski, a crystal reproduction of the Nikon Model I will be available for $1,499.95 and sold exclusively through the Nikon Store.
Nikon will also offer a collection of lapel pins that represent the company’s most historic and popular products, as well as the corporate logo, for $269.95 on the Nikon website.
Additionally, Nikon will be offering premium camera straps made of Italian leather for $99.95. You can find both brown and black options here at B&H Photo.
Nikon will also have 100th Anniversary Miniature Nikon F Camera available for $139.95 on Nikon’s website.
Exclusive US Market Items
Nikon has several products available only in the US, including premium vintage t-shirts showcasing one of Nikon’s most iconic past logos (NIPPON KOGAKU). These shirts will be available for purchase beginning on July 25, 2017 for $24.95 on nikonusa.com.
Nikon also has 10 limited edition camera posters featuring some of the iconic cameras created throughout Nikon’s history. These posters, measuring 19.5” x 19.5” inches, are matted and framed to a size of 23.5” x 23.5” and will be hand-numbered and available as a limited edition; only 100 numbered posters will be produced for each design. Each post retails for $150 and be available in July on Nikon USA’s website.
Finally, Nikon is partnering with ONA camera bags to product a 100th Anniversary premium leather camera bag with Nikon logos embossed on it. The bags will be available on July 25 for $399.95. Check them out here at B&H Photo.