Please let custom date metadata be empty

In List view that’s not the case but in the Info > Custom inspector it is.

Ah, I see: many thanks for the clarification.

Stephen

This is on my Catalina machine but I’m also seeing it in Big Sur and Monterey.

It’s just the time zone shift. The internal default value is 1.1.2001 00:00:00 GMT.

Yes - (now it’s explained) I confirm that’s what I see here in the UK.

Stephen