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syun

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nikon S3M ?
« on: April 20, 2022, 05:55:38 »


Hello again again !

i found this camera Nikon S3 ,  letter M is written on the box

and weird finder , 72 film count dial


i think this is nikon S3M ! but i cant find motor drive ..

is it okay to use without a motor drive ?

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Re: nikon S3M ?
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2022, 13:00:11 »
You surely know that camera is worth a fortune -- even without the motor drive ....

By the way, as the S3M was half-frame instead of the usual 24x36mm of the S3, it required a special motordrive. Which is even more elusive than trhe camera body itself.

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Re: nikon S3M ?
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2022, 15:05:43 »
That is a rarity in the truest sens of the word!  Great find!
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Re: nikon S3M ?
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2022, 15:40:12 »
36*2 half format. Rare obviously.
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Re: nikon S3M ?
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2022, 16:12:26 »

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« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2022, 16:18:14 »
Meaning they truly are collector's items and will incur a steep asking/selling price :)

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Re: nikon S3M ?
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2022, 16:28:51 »
thank you for information !

i’m glad to hear the body and lens information here. :D

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Re: nikon S3M ?
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2022, 23:33:05 »
So you own it?

Then sell it and get something real. Like a house with garden to live in or shares of a company that will be worth 10fold in 5 years
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