Zeiss Historica Spring 2015

Zeiss Historica Spring 2015

From Riflescopes to automotive headlights, 125 year anniversaries and two mysteries of war time and Chinese marked cameras, the Spring 2015 issue is full of mystery and intrigue.

Pg 2. Teleweit and Telekipp were two early Zeiss Riflescopes that were produced from 1905 to 1914.

Pg 5. VEB Carl Zeiss Jena vs Zeiss Ikn Suttgart.  After WWII there were two Zeisses, this is the tale of the two companies competition and cooperation.

Pg 8. A followup to the Movikon 8 from the Fall 2013 issue, this is the story of the Movikon-K 8.

Pg 10. Zeiss made all kinds of lighting products for automotive and structural applications.  Here is some information about various Zeiss lighting products.

Pg 14. The first Zeiss lens was built on March 20, 1890 and this issue celebrates 125 years of Zeiss lenses.

Pg 16. During WWII, some Zeiss cameras received M and MF markings that have confused collectors for many years.  Here is what we know.

Pg 23. In the 1930s, there were a number of Zeiss-Ikon cameras engraved “For China”, but why?

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