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I have some Carl Zeiss Lens of Large format. How I Know its Age? Carlos Alberte, there are many lists of Zeiss serial numbers with dates of manufacture. What is your lens' serial number? I am leaving town for a week. Please send me an e-mail to remind me otherwise I will probably forget, as I will not have any access to a computer. Carl Zeiss Jena D. From the Lens Collector's Vade Mecum: It does seem that very low numbers do exist, and it is suggested that they begin at Jena at 1, in aboutunless information to the contrary is found.
There may also be unnumbered lenses, possibly when they are one of a stereo pair, though confusion with licencees lenses can occur. There seems then to be a gap to Two listings then dating carl zeiss jena binoculars, and run very much in parallel. One is by G. The other is given in "Chiffres Cles" by P-H. As a collector, the main point is that they do tell the same story within the time span that interests one. The following is a shortened version of the one in "Chiffres Clef" with some extra notes added from experience here.
It is tentative in places. The earliest Zeiss Anastigmat noted so far is No1,51x suggesting a possible No start at Jena for camera lenses: This must have been one factor leading to a big expansion of demand and production.
It is an anonymous item. Thus they are distinguished by quoting as M 3. Now a plant of a successful company does not vary that much in production rate unless there is diversion to other products, as is likely during a war binoculars? Or there is a cessation of materials or labour, which can also happen in war. These will have affected things in say to but it does seem likely that the numbers used in are a "funny" and one feels they include some for as well.
Also note that there are gaps between the "Years lens" numbers, as for No, in end and No, for begin, where 30, numbers are "missing. It seems likely that there was a mann fragt ob ich single bin over of numbers in some years from one year to the next, due to numbers being booked for a contract or sale in advance- or some such mechanism.
There is a instinctive feeling that inthe plant was actually normally making about 25, lenses. Now going backwards, it is likely that production had built up slowly as labour was trained and plant designed and built, and that a typical serial number for might be No40, as suggested aboverather than No75, which would be the mid-point from No to say No, in dating carl zeiss jena binoculars After WW1, there is a rapid recovery of production, but again there are big fluctuations in the apparent yearly numbers produced.
There are also still gaps between the blocks of numbers attributed to years. It does seem that production was set to rise steadily in the 's, even though there was a recession, and especially after the formation of Zeiss Ikon with the related rationalizations and a "captive" market.
Thus bythere do seem to be someor more per year, and then in the 's, up toornumbers per year used. All Gay Bergen, free gay dating, Hordaland, Norway : does also raise one point: Thus it is dating carl zeiss jena binoculars to find cases where lenses were never made to match numbers reserved for them.
One is left with a feeling that early Zeiss lenses are rare and should be very desired items. An authentic list Carl Zeiss supplied to a friend inwith the same general result, was as follows: The Opton mark lasted for most purposes partnersuche brackenheim about at No1, but was used for many more years for items sold dating carl zeiss jena binoculars the Comecon countries- which dating carl zeiss jena binoculars cause confusion if it is not realized.
Initially these dating carl zeiss jena binoculars calibrated with the focal length dating carl zeiss jena binoculars centimeters. If you go dating carl zeiss jena binoculars the Carl Zeiss web page and send them an email with the serial number of the lens, they will look it up for dating carl zeiss jena binoculars and tell you exactly the month and year the lens was manufactured.
Thanks for the answer, Dan. They was very useful. What are the Serial Number after ? Carlos Alberte, I'm sorry but I don't know of a published source for Zeiss lenses' chronology after What you want may have been published by the Zeiss Historica Society. HE has a list he's compiled. There is nothing like the Vade Mecum. I have a copy of it, and I don't agree with Andrew.
Diagrams in the VM may have been copied from Brandt, but not text. What makes the Vade Mecum more useful than other books filled with diagrams of lenses is that it passes judgement right or wrong I can't say on how well lenses' perform. I will buy the Lens Collector's Vade Mecum. In this Shop i found a reference http: Carlos, that is indeed the book. Just make sure you get version 3 or newer.
Any idea of the age or value? It's in excellent condition, been in my family for many years You must log in or sign up to reply here. Share This Page Tweet. Your name or email address:
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I have a pair of Carl Zeiss Jena/Stenor # X5 these binoculars also have a leather case.. both in really good shape. Looking for the. LIST OF ZEISS BINOCULARS FROM (JENA) AND BINOCULARS 8 x 20| FELDSTECHER | 82 || | FIRST SERIES, FLAT . PRIOR TO , BINOCULARS WERE IDENTIFIED WITH THE CARL ZEISS. Carl Zeiss Jena lenses Issue date by serial number:: Lenses:: Home:: LENSES- STICKY.