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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #45 on: May 06, 2016, 01:20:59 »
Thank you for that clarification Ron :)

You're most welcome  :)

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #46 on: May 09, 2016, 19:20:24 »
Hi Ron,

Plain F3 w/ DE-2
S# 1293299
Code: 11VA

Thanks,

Colin

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #47 on: May 09, 2016, 23:45:58 »
Hi Ron,

Plain F3 w/ DE-2
S# 1293299
Code: 11VA

Thanks,

Colin

Thanks for that Colin.
I've just uploaded a big new update to the database, your info will be on the next update -

https://www.flickr.com/photos/94603494@N06/22100494975/sizes/l

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #49 on: May 10, 2016, 08:36:57 »
http://auctions.search.yahoo.co.jp/search?auccat=&tab_ex=commerce&ei=utf-8&aq=-1&oq=&sc_i=&fr=auc_top&p=F3HP&x=0&y=0

might be of help :o :o :o

Thanks Rick............but unfortunately serial numbers alone are not enough info, we need those darn manufacturing codes  ;)

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #50 on: May 19, 2016, 22:02:58 »
My F3/T: nr T 8201016   code: 82V?  can't read the fourth letter

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #51 on: May 20, 2016, 01:45:08 »
My F3/T: nr T 8201016   code: 82V?  can't read the fourth letter

That's a nice early number obal, thanks.
The full number is probably 82VF.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #52 on: August 04, 2016, 15:59:08 »
Hi Ron,

Please add my information to your database.

F3HP, serial # 1957032, code N4VN.

I'm new to the site.

Thanks
John

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #53 on: August 04, 2016, 23:17:51 »
Please add my information to your database.
F3HP, serial # 1957032, code N4VN.
Thanks
John

Thanks for the info John and welcome to the site.
Your F3 is dated November 1994............the earliest I have for that year.

Cheers,
Ron.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #54 on: August 05, 2016, 06:59:22 »
F3 HP
1805873
67VM

F3 HP
1960049
56VM

Hope this helps...
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #55 on: August 05, 2016, 09:21:33 »
F3 HP
1805873
67VM

F3 HP
1960049
56VM

Hope this helps...

Thanks for the info pluton...............much appreciated  :)

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #56 on: August 05, 2016, 09:49:42 »
Hi Ron,

Mongo's is
F3
serial No. 1221554

it has NO numbers on the rear door mount

This was owned from new by Mongo's brother-in-law before it was given to Mongo.
It is in mint condition and as far as Mongo is aware it has never had any repairs or parts changed.

hope this helps and thanks for the work you do for us - much appreciated.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #57 on: August 05, 2016, 10:11:11 »
Hi Ron,

Mongo's is
F3
serial No. 1221554

it has NO numbers on the rear door mount

This was owned from new by Mongo's brother-in-law before it was given to Mongo.
It is in mint condition and as far as Mongo is aware it has never had any repairs or parts changed.

hope this helps and thanks for the work you do for us - much appreciated.

Hi Mongo,

Thanks for the info.
The earliest serial # I have with a code is #1225494 (60AA - June 1980). Before that, a manufacturing code wasn't used.

Don't forget, you can download a copy of the latest update to the data base from here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/94603494@N06/22100494975/sizes/o/
I try to do a monthly update.

Cheers,
Ron.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #58 on: October 02, 2016, 11:28:34 »
Hello,

the serial number of my Nikon F3 HP is 1889989 and the code is 79VM.

Best regards
Jarmo T

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #59 on: October 02, 2016, 12:56:01 »
Ron
Using friends F3 - he has 2 obtained from Uni Pathology dept

F3HP 1920649 DIVN

Good luck with your project

JJ