Tag Archives: Autumn 2007

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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The Mikrotar macro lenses

Published in Autumn 2007 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Charles Barringer

See Pages 6 – 10.

The Mikrotars were special microscopical objectives in the Royal Microscope Society screw mount. The author describes the breadth of the Mikrotar line in the late 1930s and shows specialized accessories for use with the Contax camera.

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Best "pattern binoculars" for the British Royal Flying Corps

Published in Autumn 2007 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Giuseppe Finizio

See Pages 2 – 5.

The author communicates the results and process of the World War I era evaluation of the available binoculars by Britain’s Royal Flying Corps. Most were smaller examples and ncluded the Zeiss Teleplst 3x, Zeisss Teleater, Zeiss Stenor, Ross Monocular, Zeiss Silvamar 6x among others.

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