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Is there any way to date a lens by the serial number? I have a Schneider Symmar,#11474856. I tried to contact Schneider, but I haven't heard anything yet.
-- Dennis Gazso (email@example.com), November 15, 2001
From Schneider's website ... the lens was manufactured in 1970, probably in June since 11,500,000 is listed for July 1970
-- Ted Harris (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 15, 2001.