Tag Archives: Spring 1997

The Early Postwar Development of Zeiss Microscopes

Published in Spring 1997  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Charles Gellis

See Pages 3 – 7.

The author author discusses the development of totally new microscope designs at Zeiss Opton and Carl Zeiss Oberkochen while Carl Zeiss Jena recovers the ground of the pre-war designs for which it still had copies of the technical drawings.

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Christie’s Catalog Surprises (Camera Prototypes)

Published in Spring 1997  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Larry Gubas

See Page 17 – 19.

Christie’s auctions shows a series of interesting prototype cameras from both Zeiss Ikon and Voigtlaender. This includes the unique Contarex prototype with the Contaflex trademark and some variants on the Ikonta 35 or Contina camera.

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