Nikon Nikomat EL with Nikkor Auto 43-86mm F/3.5 Zoom Lens with UV Filter - Fully Functional
Here we have a beautiful Nikon Nikomat EL 35mm film SLR with a Nikkor Auto 43-86mm F/3.5 zoom lens and UV filter.
The camera and lens are both 100% functional and come with a battery installed, ready to produce another lifetime of fantastic photos.
Cosmetically and mechanically, the camera is great condition. The film compartment, battery compartment, viewfinder, and mirror-box are all very clean for such a vintage camera. The pressure plate is in excellent, unmarked condition. The light meter and auto-exposure modes are all functioning perfectly. As are all other dials, levers, adjusters, and controls.
One of the highest quality enthusiast-level cameras of its day, the Nikomat EL is an all-metal electromechanical controlled SLR capable of both full manual shooting and aperture-priority automatic exposure. It's a camera that will do everything the average enthusiast photographer could ask of it, and allow room to grow through its many professional-level features.
The included Nikkor 43-86mm f/3.5 (Non AI) zoom lens is renowned for its standard Nikon perfection. It is a perfect lens for portraits, subject isolation, product photography, landscape shots, architectural shooting, street photography, and more.
The aperture blades are oil-free and snappy, glass is perfect and free of fungus or markings, mount is in perfect condition, focusing ring turns smooth as silk, aperture ring clicks nicely into its detents.
This lens can also be used on modern Nikon DSLRs, as well as mirror-less and micro 4/3rds cameras when paired with the appropriate inexpensive adapters.
The Nikomat EL uses Nikon's ubiquitous F-mount, meaning that any of Nikon's incredible lenses can be used with this camera. Additionally there exists a myriad of third-party lenses by a number of respectable manufacturers. This is a great body to begin a versatile 35mm camera collection.
This is the perfect camera for any shooter, whether just starting out or an advanced hand. You won't be disappointed.
The camera will be carefully packaged and shipped immediately.