Tag Archives: Autumn 1985

Products from Zeiss Vienna (Binoculars)

Published in Autumn 1985 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Nicholas Grossman

See Page 3

The author discusses and illustrates Carl Zeiss prism binoculars that bear the trademark of Carl Zeiss Wein (Vienna in German) and discusses the political and military situation that lead to this marking. Not discussed but implied are similar products from Gyor in Hungary and London, England.

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A Brief History of the Microscope

Published in Autumn 1985 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Dr. Wolfgang Pfeiffer

See Page 6 – 10

An explanation of the different kinds and types of microscopes for the non-user/collector of such instruments with early illustrations of pre-Zeiss models and the theory of the microscope as defined by Professor Ernst Abbe.

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Zeiss Galilean Field Glasses

Published in Autumn 1985 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Nicholas Grossman

See Page 11.

A description of the Galilean field glass which preceded the prism binocular and a picture of the Goerz designed World War I standard Non-Commissioned Officer standard glass. It also briefly identifies other Zeiss Galilean glasses.

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Another Contax Identification Method

 

Published in Autumn 1985 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Larry Gubas

See Page 4 – 5.

The first discussion of a method of identifying Contax I camera variants based on research of John Dornfield and Stan Bishop. This method concentrates on the observation of the different front bezels of these six models (a seventh is not available to be documented) based on drawings of the different bezels from a frontal and top down view. It is accompanied by a table of different characteristics from models 1 through 7.

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