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how old is my lens


KONIN e2
3 252 England
13 Jul 2011 6:08PM
hi i have bought a second hand lens of ebay ,although its in pristine condition i no they dont produce this lens any more and wondered how to find out its age.i tried nikon uk but did not find anything on there,the lens is a nikon dx 18-70mm 1:3.5-4.5g ed can any one help me on this,thanks stu head of the clan

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Carabosse e2
11 39.7k 269 England
13 Jul 2011 6:11PM
Count its rings like on a tree? Smile Look in its mouth, like you would a horse?

Or just google and see what you can find. Maybe about 6-8 years old is my guess.
Snapper 9 3.8k 3 United States Outlying Islands
13 Jul 2011 6:42PM
Still being made perhaps?

AF-S 18-70/3.5-4.5 G IF-ED ...... Thailand 4+ 2000001 ....... 2005497 - 4256520 ........ 2256520 total ....... Jan 04 -

The start serial number was 2005497 in Jan 04, so you'll can take a guess from the serial number on your lens.
davereet e2
10 219 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2011 8:04PM
A friend of mine bought one new about four weeks ago. Smile

Dave

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