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Zeiss Wooden Tripods

Published in Autumn 2005 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Nicholas Grossman

See Pages 8 – 9.

Carl Zeiss Jena began the manufacture of very strong tripods to support its businesses in Astronomy, Military, Geodetic and Photographic devices. The author shows some particularly stable examples.

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More on Zeiss Tele Lenses for Rollei TLRs (Cameras)

Published in Spring 1993  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Robert Pins

See Page 16 – 17.

The author amplifies an earlier article on the Magnars for the Rolleiflex TLR camera beginning in 1939 and adds additional information on the Zeiss Duonar from 1952.  The later introduction in 1961 of the Tele-Rolleiflex with a dedicated F/4 Sonnar 135 mm lens would make these products less desirable.

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The Movikon 16 System (Cameras)

Published in Spring 1998  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Charles Barringer

See Page 8 – 11.

The author discusses the leap forward in replacing the Kinamo movie camera in 1935 with a model that had interchangeable lenses, a rangefinder system and accessories galore. Zeiss Ikon’s leadership in professional cinematic devices come to the amateur in a great way.

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