Tag Archives: Production

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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Carl Zeiss Jena Photographic Lens Production Figures

Published in Spring 1999  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Larry Gubas

See Page 14 -15.

An insight into the serial number structure and records from 1890 to 1944. This was based on research prior to the discovery by Dr. Wimmer of the Carl Zeiss Jena archives of the card catalog system that has since been documented in a spread sheet by Mr. Harmut Thiele.

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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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