Problems with the Dating of a Polaroid SX-70 Photograph

    Volume 38, Issue 5 (September 1993)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 3


    Davis, NA
    Questioned Document Examiner, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Forensic Laboratory, Atlanta, Georgia

    (Received 2 October 1992; accepted 9 February 1993)

    Abstract

    In most cases the dating of a Polaroid SX-70 photograph is accomplished by deciphering the manufacturing code found on the frame located on the reverse side of the photograph. However, instances arise where the numerals are either faded or obliterated to the extent that the reading and deciphering of such numbers are impossible. Research has determined the existence of chemical pod codes which can also be used to date Polaroid photographs.


    Paper ID: JFS13531J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13531J

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    Title Problems with the Dating of a Polaroid SX-70 Photograph
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    Committee E30