Schneider lenses age by serial number

Schneider photography lenses age by serial number

Find the age of Schneider lenses on the following chart. Use the Schneider lens serial number to find a approximate manufacture date.

Schneider-Kreuznach, a German manufacturer of high-quality photography and cine lenses was the winner of four Hollywood Oscar for technical achievement (1976, 1978, 2000, 2006).

Schneider lenses manufacture dates

SERIAL NUMBER MANUF. DATE SERIAL NUMBER MANUF. DATE
30.000 December 1919 11.500.000 July 1970
40.000 May 1920 12.000.000 September 1972
50.000 January 1922 12.500.000 March 1974
100.000 January 1925 13.000.000 December 1976
200.000 June 1928 13.200.000 September 1977
300.000 February 1929 13.400.000 October 1978
400.000 April 1931 13.600.000 October 1979
500.000 June 1932 13.800.000 January 1981
600.000 August 1933 14.000.000 October 1983
700.000 October 1934 14.100.000 January 1985
800.000 September 1935 14.200.000 August 1986
900.000 May 1936 14.300.000 November 1988
1.000.000 November 1936 14.400.000 January 1991
1.200.000 December 1937 14.460.000 February 1992
1.400.000 November 1938 14.480.000 January 1993
1.600.000 September 1939 14.500.000 November 1993
1.800.000 June 1942 14.510.000 January 1994
2.000.000 September 1948 14.520.000 May 1994
2.200.000 July 1949 14.540.000 January 1995
2.400.000 October 1950 14.560.000 April 1995
2.600.000 May 1951 14.590.000 January 1996
2.800.000 November 1951 14.600.000 April 1996
3.000.000 May 1952 14.620.000 November 1996
4.000.000 October 1954 14.623.340 January 1997
5.000.000 February 1957 14.651.520 January 1998
6.000.000 May 1959 14.690.300 January 1999
7.000.000 February 1961 14.726.600 January 2000
8.000.000 March 1963 14.730.000 April 2000
8.500.000 February 1964 14.756.400 January 2001
9.000.000 February 1965 14.788.450 January 2002
9.500.000 September 1965 14.820.970 January 2003
10.000.000 January 1967 14.853.700 January 2004
10.500.000 October 1967 14.890.800 January 2005
11.000.000 November 1968 15.000.000 December 2008