#1. "RE: Camera serial number" | In response to Reply # 0
Serial numbers are pretty pointless if you are trying to figure out what camera was produced in what order. Serial numbers vary by market, for one thing.
However, there was a thread a while back in this forum where people were providing all or part of a serial number to seen where their camera stood in the Nikon production sequence. I don't think it was useful for much.
I suppose if someone were really malicious they could figure out how to use a serial number to counterfeit a camera for sale or warranty purposes, or to cover a theaft, but they can grab one from somewhere else anyway.
So, I guess the reason is, why disclose something that doesn't do anybody much good, but could be used for something bad?
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