Hasselblad serial numbers

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  1. NormG

    NormG Member

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    I recently purchased a Hasselblad 500CM body and wondering if someone can work out the year from the serial number? 10EP22395

    From what I have seen of the serial numbering system it should begin with two letters. And even if I use just the EP it works out to be a '93 model which is wrong as this model was only produced until '89.

    I'm confused...
     
  2. NormG

    NormG Member

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    My error. I see they were manufactured until '94...

    Does anyone know what the '10' prefix means?
     
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    Yep. That it's a 500 C/M.

    It's not info someone holding the camera could do anything with, but in lists of numbers, it helps.
     
  4. cjbecker

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    [URL="http://www.3106.net/photo/cam1033.htm”]Try This[/URL]

    even if it does not help it is good reading.

    but no I don’t know what the prefix is. sorry
     
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    ^Link does not work^
     
  6. NormG

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    Thanks for the replies. Link doesn't work :sad:
     
  7. maarten m

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    now it DOES ...

    m:wink:m
     
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    OOPs sorry about the bad link. cut off the L off HTML
     
  9. maarten m

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    that's not the problem.
    need to cut http://" at the beginning and " at the end ...

    m:wink:m