Compur serial numbers

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The Compur shutters made by the German company F. Deckel, based in München are a good avenue to date of cameras. [1]

Serial nº Year
214,000 1912
250,000 1914
450,000 1920
500,000 1922
600,000 1925
750,000 1926
850,000 1927
950,000 1928
1,000,000 1929
1,150,000 1930
1,500,000 1931
1,800,000 1932
2,250,000 1933
2,700,000 1934
3,200,000 1935
3,750,000 1936
4,250,000 1937
4,850,000 1938
5,400,000 1939
6,000,000 1947
6,200,000 1948
6,500,000 1949
7,000,000 1950
7,700,000 1951
8,500,000 1952

Notes

  1. From: Wilkinson, M, and C Glanfield. 2001. A Lens Collector's Vade Mecum, CD-rom Version 3F. Edited by A. N. Wright. Cornwall, UK: David Matthews Associates. Chapter 12. Pages 65-66