Whether hunting, sailing, exploring ruins or golfing, Nikon optics will be a valuable addition to your tool collection. Nikon manufacture a vast array of products. Shown below are a range of Nikon optical items. There are binoculars, rifle scopes and range finders listed below. Nikon were originally founded in 1917 when three of Japans leading optical manufacturers merged to form a comprehensive optical company which went by the name of Nippon Kogaku K.K. They started out in as early as 1921 making the MIKRON 4x and 6x ultra-small-prism binoculars and this continued on with other models. At the end of the first world war in 1945 they grew into cameras, microscopes, binoculars, surveying equipment, measuring equipment and also opthalmic lenses. In 1953, the Nikon Optical Co., Inc. was established as well as the Nikon Inc. brand. During the 1950s they started developing SLR cameras and have now become a synonymous world leader in just about anything to do with optics. If you want the best, you have to go with the best, and Nikon certainly know how to do this. Enjoy the products listed below.