Nikon Japan just issued a new press release for delay delivery of Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens (Pre-order at Amazon, B&H Photo Video, Adorama, Focus Camera). This is the second delay of this lens.
From Nikon Japan:
Thank you very much for your continued patronage of Nikon products.
AF – S NIKKOR 500 mm f / 5.6 E PF ED VR “, a super telephoto single focus lens compatible with the Nikon FX format, which was released on September 14, 2018, was ordered by a large number of customers who exceeded expectations We are. We are shipping sequentially, but we receive your time to reach the customers who are currently ordering. Also, even if you are ordered by customers in the future, you may get time to deliver the product.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to customers waiting for the product for a long time.
We will do our best at all so that we can deliver it as soon as possible so we appreciate your understanding.
via: Nikon Japan