Tag Archives: Autumn 1993

Reminiscences of Zeiss Ikon with Wolf Wehran (History)

Published in Autumn 1993  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Hans-Juergen Kuc

See Page 3 – 8.

A long and intensive interview by Kuc of the Chief of Public Relations of Zeiss Ikon from the mid-1950’s to the closing in 1972. Mr. Wehran then became a part of the Carl Zeiss firm and when he retired, her remained as a consultant to the firm for Photo and Binoculars until 2011. So, he was very familiar with the comings and goings in Photography over those many years.

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Zeiss Ikon Serial Numbers 1926 to 1939 (Cameras)

Published in Autumn 1993  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Simon Worsley

See Page 11 – 14

The author has made an extensive examination of the serial numbers of Zeiss Ikon cameras and Carl Zeiss Jena lenses from the era in the title and explains the eccentricities in the process and an explanation on how best to date the lenses and cameras.

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Automobile Headlights from Carl Zeiss

Published in Autumn 1993  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Dr. Gerhard Mirshing

See Page 15 – 20

A historical narrative of how the firm of Carl Zeiss Jena became involved in the manufacture of automobile headlights and headlight lenses and maintained a significant clientele of the most famous automobile manufacturers through 1940.

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