Monthly Archives: November 2013

Zeiss Ikon 1926-1971

Published in Autumn 2007 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Hans Letsche

See Pages 15 – 20.

A printing of the text and documentation of a talk given to the First Western Photohistory Symposium in 1980 by the manager of the Photo Lens Division of Carl Zeiss who was the man who managed the closure of the Zeiss Ikon and Stuttgart factories in 19171. The talk covered much of the Zeiss Ikon history as well as the need for closure.

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Zeiss Serial Number Sequence (Binoculars)

Published in Spring 2000  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Jack Kelly

See Page 7 -9

The author analyses the rational behind the serial number sequences with regard to the Zeiss prism binocular models, describes a series of different external characteristics found in a particular model based on markings, differences in eyepieces and different prism covers.

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