message/internet headers

is it possible that the message/internet headers you can view per email may give any clues on the exact hardware which was used to send an email. We are trying to tie down if a specific smartphone was used to send an email. I didnt know if the headers themselves could give clues i.e. MAC address or some other unique identifier, or if they only really go down to IP address level
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John ChristopherAnalystCommented:
HI,

U can go down till the mac address and the IP but i don think it would be possible for us to identify the make of the hardware using this info.

Xmailer info provides the application used to send the  message like Outlook or gmail or apple mail.

Hardware i don think would be possible.

Thanks & Regards
John christopher
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pma111Author Commented:
where in the headers would the mac address be? i am struggling to see it.
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pma111Author Commented:
and do you not get internet headers for sent items? i.e those sent by you? for example if I sent an email within our organisation or to an external email addr, if I navigate to my sent items, and check the properties, should that show any internet headers, or would only the recipient see them?
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John ChristopherAnalystCommented:
you only get a email header for recvd msgs and not for the sent msgs (for sent msgs you get a delivery report)... if u need that header you'll have to ask the recipient of the email  to send it to you
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pma111Author Commented:
And can you provide any tips how to filter the internet headers for the mac address of the sender?
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