Hasselblad Viewfinder HC-4

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by max-h, Jul 1, 2012.

  1. max-h

    max-h Member

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    Hi
    Can anyone give an approximate date of manufacture for the Hasselblad HC-4 Prism Viewfinder. I'm guessing between 1980 to 1985. Is this correct?
    Thanks for any advice
    M
     
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    To determine the date take the first two letters of the serial number and use:
    VHPICTURES
    1234567890

    ES ==> 1990
    SH ==> 2002

    Steve
     
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    Hi Steve, Thanks for your advice, I am aware of the the Victor Hasselblad dating code, but should have added that the viewfinder in question is not in my possession and I can't check the serial number.
    I was looking for some general information to determine the year this particular model of 90 degree viewfinder was first available. Any clues most welcome.
    Thanks again

    Max