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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:56 pm    Post subject: Canon Date Code revealed Reply with quote

See here: http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Canon-Lenses/Canon-Lens-Aging.aspx


PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Useful information, thank you.


PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is useful, nifty! It was interesting to learn that my AE-1 (FQ0105) is from Fukushima, January 1976. So that makes is a pretty early AE-1. My RT is FD1002, meaning Fukishima, October 1989, also fairly early in the run.

I wish Pentax and Nikon had similar codes.


PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very interesting -thanks. My EF lenses turn out to be 1987... still going strong.