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SX-70 Serial Number Calculator

Messagepar Lemim » jeu. 02 décembre 2010 / 15:04 pm

Hi Polaman,

A link to a tool that calculates the day which was manufactured your SX-70 or SLR 680 camera ;)

http://www.rwhirled.com/landlist/sx70sn.htm

The serial number is here:

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I have this for my SX-70:

The complete serial number you entered is 5K021529558.
Your camera has the Alpha 1 shutter design with the Alpha "K" focus wheel.
Your camera is probably an SX-70 model 2 or Alpha 2.
The serial number itself is: 15295
Your camera was made on October 20, 1980 during the A shift.

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Messagepar Instant Integral » lun. 13 décembre 2010 / 05:18 am

Haha awesome! I just checked mine and it says:


The SX-70 serial number calculator has determined the following statistics about your camera:


The complete serial number you entered is 5e140757331.

Your camera has the Alpha 1 shutter design with the Alpha "K" focus wheel.

Your camera is probably an SX-70 Sonar OneStep.

The serial number itself is: 7573

Your camera was made on May 11, 1981 during the A shift.

Thats one day after my birthday! Of course its 8 years older than me lol

What a great tool thanks.

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SX-70 Serial Number: SX-70 ALPHA

Messagepar SLACKPLAN9 » mar. 06 décembre 2011 / 11:07 am

The complete serial number you entered is 5F71888007.

Your camera has the Alpha 1 shutter design with the Alpha "K" focus wheel.

Your camera is probably an original SX-70 or Alpha / Alpha 1.

The serial number itself is: 88800

Your camera was made on June 3, 1977 during the A shift


When the replacement for my regular SX-70, which when I bought, it turns out, was only good for parts value, comes in, we will run it through the generator too.

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Messagepar filemon93 » dim. 25 mars 2012 / 11:54 am

Your camera has the original SX-70 shutter electronic design ("hybrid shutter").

Your camera is probably an original SX-70 or Alpha / Alpha 1.

The serial number itself is: 78141

Your camera was made on February 13, 1974 during the A shift.


38yrs old and works like a charm, great tool!

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Messagepar memographer » jeu. 14 février 2013 / 04:54 am

Tried to put my OneStep Pronto 8-digit Serial
Got the following :) Note 3-digit production year :)

The SX-70 serial number calculator has determined the following statistics about your camera:
Your camera has the original SX-70 shutter electronic design ("hybrid shutter").
Your camera is probably an original SX-70 or Alpha / Alpha 1.
The serial number itself is: 906
Your camera was made on April 1, 197 during the C shift.

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Messagepar mimi_club » ven. 15 avril 2016 / 13:56 pm

The webpage is dead for about a week : (
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Messagepar mimi_club » dim. 01 mai 2016 / 15:51 pm

The webpage is more information than MINT.

I wonder where to get the calculation... just couldn't find on google. : (
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Messagepar mimi_club » sam. 28 mai 2016 / 18:29 pm

Hmmm.... I got that. Thanks a lot. orz

I wonder ...... Mint has less information provided......
Is that: for the last 7 digits, the first 5 of those digits represent the serial#?

Just curious to know. : )
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Messagepar mimi_club » mar. 31 mai 2016 / 18:03 pm

Thanks man. Of course the 'image' of the web cannot do any calculation again. I wonder if we can get the calculation data.

Mint has got only simple calculation. Not as good as the original one, I think.
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Messagepar mimi_club » mar. 27 décembre 2016 / 18:11 pm

meierlink a écrit :Seen in the other topic https://web.archive.org/web/20110401225 ... sx70sn.htm



There is a name "Martin (Marty) Kuhn" at the bottom of the website. Anyone know how to find him?
I wish to know about the calculation - MUCH MORE INFORMATION than Mint.

I did not ask Mint. I don't think Mint will answer me. :fume:
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Messagepar xya » mar. 27 décembre 2016 / 18:53 pm

several members of this site tried to find marty. maybe he is dead. I remember finding an orbituary page which could have been his, but I have not stored the link. so no way for more information yet. if you find out more, please let us know.
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Messagepar mimi_club » mer. 28 décembre 2016 / 10:11 am

xya a écrit :several members of this site tried to find marty. maybe he is dead. I remember finding an orbituary page which could have been his, but I have not stored the link. so no way for more information yet. if you find out more, please let us know.



Yes, I tried to look for MARTY but I didn't make it. I do not know if there is any successor of Marty.

I really hope to put this information out, let more ppl know about the history of Polaroid. I am sure this will be another kind of interesting thing and will attract more ppl to join with Polaroid's fun.
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