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07-07-2010, 02:04 PM   #1
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Check manufacturer date on lenses?


I am trying to find out how to check the date lenses are manufactured if there is even a way.

I would assume that it may be in the serial number but am unsure. The reason why I ask is because I just purchased a DA* 50-135mm and want to know if it was made earlier or later.

07-07-2010, 06:23 PM   #2
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Unless you have access to the factory or manufacturer production data, I don't think you can get the date from the serial number. They can match it up to production runs, though.

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