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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #60 on: October 02, 2016, 13:13:41 »
Hello,

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

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Jarmo T

Thanks heaps for the info Jarmo :)

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #61 on: October 02, 2016, 13:15:14 »
Ron
Using friends F3 - he has 2 obtained from Uni Pathology dept

F3HP 1920649 DIVN

Good luck with your project

JJ

Great info JJ, thanks heaps for that.
Nice to see yet another Ozzie on here :)

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #62 on: October 03, 2016, 21:19:28 »
hi

-serial number of my Nikon F3 #1838195 and the code is 08VM

-i also have had Nikon F3 DCS camerabody number  #1924768 , no code info, sorry

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juha
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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #63 on: October 04, 2016, 22:27:48 »
hi

-serial number of my Nikon F3 #1838195 and the code is 08VM

-i also have had Nikon F3 DCS camerabody number  #1924768 , no code info, sorry

best regards
juha

Thank you for the information Juha.
Here is a link to the list as of October 2016 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/94603494@N06/22100494975/sizes/o/

Did you happen to get your DCS-DC3 working?

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #64 on: October 05, 2016, 21:32:35 »
Noup,
i have only camera body, no other parts of system,
i sell it on eBay and bought D700 which i still use every week..  :o

juha





Thank you for the information Juha.
Here is a link to the list as of October 2016 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/94603494@N06/22100494975/sizes/o/

Did you happen to get your DCS-DC3 working?
Juha

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #65 on: November 04, 2016, 17:28:30 »
Very nice list, I'll get info from my mates to help compile. I have a body with serial number 1953665 and interior number is as far as I can tell 03VB  or D at the end

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #66 on: November 04, 2016, 20:30:49 »
Very nice list, I'll get info from my mates to help compile. I have a body with serial number 1953665 and interior number is as far as I can tell 03VB  or D at the end

O3VN - October 1993
Thanks for the info. The list has a big gap between '93 & '94, your info has helped to fill that gap.
Looking forward to receiving the info from your friends.
Cheers,
Ron.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #67 on: November 05, 2016, 01:41:53 »
you could write a book  :o :o :o

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #68 on: November 05, 2016, 11:09:53 »
you could write a book  :o :o :o

One day I hope to be able to.
I've already compiled most of the info I'd need to do it.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #69 on: November 05, 2016, 16:56:33 »
Hi Ron V. I also have F3. My serial number is 1286410

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #70 on: November 05, 2016, 20:32:03 »
Hi Ron V. I also have F3. My serial number is 1286410

Hi Lize,

I also need the manufacture code, please refer to the first post in this thread.
This will tell us the month of manufacture.

Cheers,
Ron.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #71 on: November 18, 2016, 07:30:07 »
Hi Ron,

I just wanted to notify you of an F3 Lapita 2000 Memorial Edition Serial # L 0000001 listed on ebay.
There are no pictures of the open back to have a chance at the date code. You might be able to get the seller to give you the info. Just thought I would pass it along.

Take care,

Colin

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #72 on: November 18, 2016, 10:32:47 »
Hi Ron,

I just wanted to notify you of an F3 Lapita 2000 Memorial Edition Serial # L 0000001 listed on ebay.
There are no pictures of the open back to have a chance at the date code. You might be able to get the seller to give you the info. Just thought I would pass it along.

Take care,

Colin

Hi Colin,

Thanks for the heads-up about the eBay listing.
The seller has been trying to sell that camera for several years now.
I have production codes for two LAPITA F3s, #0000047 & #0000027.............both have D0VRN as the code.
As all of the LAPITAs would have been produced at the same time; I'm assuming that they'll all have the same production code.

Cheers,
Ron.

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Re: Nikon F3 Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #73 on: November 18, 2016, 15:34:18 »
Hi Ron,

Thanks for the reply and the info about the Lapitas. Very interesting.

Colin

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Nikon F3/T Serial Numbers / Production Dates
« Reply #74 on: November 18, 2016, 21:32:43 »
hi

-serial number of my Nikon F3/T HP : serial#T8215056 and the code is N3TB

BR
juha
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