Zeiss Historica Spring 2001

Zeiss Historica Spring 2001

Prototype lenses for three different Zeiss cameras, a look back at Carl Paul Goerz and his contributions to early Zeiss-Ikon and more of the story of how Zeiss-Ikon moved from Dresden to Kiev, Ukraine.

Pg 2. Prototype Lenses for the Contax, Contaflex, and Contarex.  It should come as no surprise that Zeiss made prototype lenses too.  Here are some of them.

Pg 6. Zeiss Personalities: Carl Paul Goerz (1854 – 1923).  Goerz is the namesake of the Goerz camera and lens company who would eventually merge to form Zeiss-Ikon in 1926.  Larry Gubas shares with us some of Goerz’s history.

Pg 8. Zeiss and Ross, London and Mill Hill.  This article describes the origin’s of Zeiss’s London factory and retail premises of Carl Zeiss (London) Limited.  It also explores British military binoculars.

Pg 16. After Dresden: The Migration to Jena and Kiev.  More fascinating information about the years after the way when much of Zeiss-Ikon Dresden was moved to Kiev, Ukraine.

Pg 22. Hensoldt But Not Hensoldt.

Pg 24. New Publications: Historien Om Contax by Peter Hennig, and Spiegel-Contax by Alexander Schulz.

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