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12-28-2014, 04:30 PM   #1
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serial information

just received a k-3 from the pentax store online...I would like to know how I can check to see when my camera was manufactured using the serial is 4945128

12-28-2014, 05:09 PM   #2
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Serial numbers don't always correspond to the date of manufacture. Look at the paperwork, though- if there's a grey Ricoh-branded serial number card, then the camera was manufactured in the past few months.

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