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When Carl Zeiss Jena Meant Eisfeld

Published in Autumn 1997  Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Nicholas Grossman

See Pages 9 – 10.

In 1968, VEB Carl Zeiss Jena decided to expand to another location in the town of Eisfeld and moved the manufacture of binoculars to that location which was southwest of Jena. No change was made to the trademarks on the binoculars. The tried and true lens cell trademark still said Carl Zeiss in the top cell and Jena in the bottom.

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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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Tiny Trademarks (Cameras)

Published in Spring 1995 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Charles Barringer

See Page 8 – 9.

On many of the glass products of Carl Zeiss Jena and Zeiss Ikon, there are very tiny versions of those firms’ trademarks either etched or molded into the glass itself. It is shown here on photo filters but it also appeared on spectacle lenses.

To go to the Journal itself, click on the year 1995 in the first line above.