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Zeiss Historica Article Index

The following is a topical index of all the articles that have appeared in the Zeiss Historica Journal since the Society was formed. To move to a particular letter in the index (such as C for Contax), click on the letter (C)below:

A/ B/ C/ D/ E/ F/ G/ H/ I/ J/ K/ L/ M/ N/ O/ P/ Q/ R/ S/ T/ U/ V/ W/ X/ Y/ Z


Subject of Article Author Issue
Abbe: A Rare Glimpse (History) Editor S 1992
Ernst Abbe and the (Zeiss) Foundation (History) Takeda, S. F 1988
In the House that Abring Built (History) Husid, M. F 1992
Advertisements from the 1930's (Cameras) Baca, J. F 2000
A Zeiss Album from the Thirties (History) Brown, J. S 1983
"Anonymous" Zeiss Ikon Cameras Gubas, L. F 1998
Restoring an ANSALVENLO Telescope Gould, J S 1987
The Astro Department (Telescopes) Gubas, L. F 1998
The Astronomical Department's First Catalog - 1899 Grossman, N. F 1990
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Zeiss Ikon Baby Cameras Brown, J. S 1998
Zeiss Ikon Barometer from Goerz Gubas, L. F 2000
Walter Bauersfeld (Biography) Gubas, L. F 2000
Zeiss Bausch & Lomb Binoculars (History) Neupert, P. F 1987
Zeiss Ikon's Photo Bedarf (Accessories) Gubas, L. F 1996
Bestellnummern Revisited (Cameras) Gubas, L. S 1987
Battling Binoculars Reid, W. F. 1995
Carl Zeiss Jena Binoculars Zartarian, E. F 1983
Carl Zeiss Jena Binoculars of World War II Zartarian, E. F 1983
More on Carl Zeiss Jena Binoculars Zartarian, E. F 1990
Turn-Of-The-Century Zeiss Binoculars in England Gould, J. S 1998
A Short History of Zeiss Binoculars Gubas, L. F 1991
More on Zeiss Binoculars Gubas, L.. S 1990
Zeiss Binoculars London Debut Watson, F. F 1999
A New Zeiss Binocular Gubas, L. S 1993
Postwar Handheld Binoculars from Jena Grossman, N. S 1993
100 Years of Carl Zeiss Binoculars Zeiss Reprint F 1986
More Zeiss Books - Reviews Gubas, L. F 1984
Book Review - "If Only I Had My Camera" - 1939 Sheehy, T. S S 1983
By Any Other Name (Cameras) Zubatkin, M.

F 1984


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Subject of Article Author Issue
The original Contax focal-plane shutter Hennig, P S 2002
The Black Contax II Is Not a Myth Baumgartner, S. F 1991
An unusual Contax I Baumgartner, S F 2001
Other Dummy Contax I's Barringer, C. F 2001
A Black Contax II Mahler, D F 1999
From Draft to Model: The first steps toward the Contax S Schulz, A S 2002
California Museum of Photography (Cameras) Gubas, L.. F 1983
The Zeiss Cartel Grossman, N. S 1999
Zeiss Ikon Catalog Numbers (Cameras) Zubatkin, M. S 1982
Zeiss Ikon Camera Catalogs Gubas, L. F 1984
150 Years of Carl Zeiss (History) Editor F 1996
Charivari (Interesting and little known camera tidbits) Brown, J. F 2000
Christie's Catalog Surprises (Cameras) - Prototypes Gubas, L. S 1997
Zeiss Codewords (Telescopes) Grossman, N S 1982
Cold Weather Symbols - More Evidence (Binoculars) Husid, M. S 1992
A Contaflex Prototype Kuc, H.J. S 1983
Two Compurs for the Contaflex I Bisschops, J. F 1986
More on the Contaflex I Takeda, S. S. 1989
The Zeiss Ikon Contaflex TLR Kibbey, M.. S 1981
Identifying Contaflex I Variations Edstrom, P. F 1987
Another Contaflex Curiosity Small, M. J. S 1995
The Contaflex and the Teleskop (Cameras) Brown, J F 1997
Contamatic? - Bessamatic? (Cameras) Kuc/Barringer F 1987
The early Contax SLR Contax of 1949 Schulz, A. F 2001
Contarex Prototypes Otto, B S 2002
Contarex and Contax RTS, Comparing the Lenses Kämmerer, J S 1992
Contax CGCM Camera Grossman, N.. S 1997
Contax Chronicle Kuc, H. J. S 1982
Contax Military Cameras Pins, R. S 1984
Some Contax Notes Kuc, H. J F 1986
Contax SLR Cameras Kuc, H. J F 1982
Zeiss Ikon Stereo Equipment for the Contax Pilecki, G. F 1981
Review: On the Trail of the Contax, Vol. II - H.J. Kuc Gubas, L.. F 1997
Contax Curiosities Schaub, S. S 1985
Another Contax Identification Method Gubas, L. F 1985
Contax - Clovermeter and Knurling Questions Barringer, C. S 1996
Identifying the Contax I Kuc, H. J. S 1993
Comparing Prewar Leica and Contax Part 1 & 2 Helm, Dr. R. S/F 1988
More on the Great Contax Mystery Sherman, S. F 1990
Pitfalls in Contax Collecting Fearn, R. F 1991
Contax T - Up to Date in Camera City Grossman, N. S 1994
A Contax -Dedicated Exposure Meter Zubatkin, M S 1994
The Black Contax II Is Not a Myth Baumgartner,S F 1991
An unusual Contax I Baumgartner,S F 2001
Other Dummy Contax I's Barringer, C. F 2001
A Black Contax II Mahler, D F 1999
Contax - The Birth of the Name Jüttner, K. S 1994
In Search of the Contax IV Wehran, W. F 1999
Henry Ford II's Contax III Kuc, H. J. S 1998
Contax G-1: Return of the Rangefinder Stone, W. F 1994
Prewar Contax Viewfinders (Part I) Barringer, C. F 1996
Prewar Contax Viewfinders (Part II) Barringer, C. S 1997
Contax Prototype Viewfinder Arnz, J. F 2001
Postwar Contax Viewfinders Barringer, C. S 1997
The Jena Contax: Brief History and Spotters Guide Barringer, C. S 1999
Lens Curiosities from Jena (Cameras) Kuc, H. J F 1987
Two Carl Zeiss Departments (Measuring Instruments) Grossman, N. S 1987
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Diesel Model Airplane Engines from Zeiss Jena Arnz, J S 1993
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Heinrich Valentin Erfle (Biography) Gubas, L. S 2000
The Ergo (Cameras) Gubas, L S 1998
Ernemann's advertising stamps Goellner, P F 2001
Heinrich Ernemann (Biography) Gubas, L. F 2001
Zeiss Ikon Prewar Exposure Meters Gubas, L. F 1981
Zeiss on Everest (Cameras) Small, M. J. F 1993
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Fernrohrlupen Kelly, J S 2002
Zeiss Ikon Film Sizes Kibbey, M.. S 1981
Zeiss Photographic Firsts (Cameras) Gubas, L. F 1986
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Zeiss Galilean Field Glasses Grossman, N. F 1985
Giant Contax in Philadelphia Barringer, C. S 1985
Dr. Erhardt Glatzel (Biography) Gubas, L. F 1998
Carl Paul Goerz (1854-1923) (Biography) Gubas, L. S 2001
Emanuel Goldberg ((Biography) Gubas, L. S 1985
Grind Another Ground Glass (Cameras) Keesing, J. F 1996
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Revisiting Hensoldt (Binoculars) Grossman, N.. S 1993
Hensoldt in Wetzlar (History) Gubas, L. F 1997
Hensoldt 7x56 Military Binoculars Paca, F. F 1999
Hensoldt, but not Hensoldt (Cameras) Gubas, L.. S 2001
Filling the Gaps in Zeiss History Sherman, S. F 1991
Zeiss in Hungary (History) Grossman, N. S 1990
Hymn to a Small Camera Christen, H. S 1997
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Camera Identification Systems Grossman, N. S 1981
Ikoflex Cameras Gubas, L. S 1983
Ikoflex III Gubas, L. S 1998
The Icarette-Ikonta Connection (Cameras) Brown, J. F 1989
Ivory Tinted Contax Barringer, J. S 1987
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Wolfgang F Jacobi - Zeiss Ikon Designer(History) Herrman, M F 1998
The Bombing of Jena (History) Husid, M. S 1991
The Seven Wonders of Jena - a Pictorial (History) Husid, M S 1994
Adding to the Wonders of Jena - Zeiss Planetaria Brown, J. S 1994
Jena's Optical Museum Beez, Dr. H. S 1982
Jena At Last (History) Gubas, L. F 1997
The Jenaflex AM-1 and the Jenaflex AC-1 (Cameras) Hennig, P. F 2000
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Kiev Cameras Kuc, H. J. F 1991
The No-Name Kiev (Contax) Hennig, P. F 2001
After Dresden: The Contax migration to Jena & Kiev (cameras) Gubas, L. S 2001
Kolibri 1930-1932 (Cameras) Gubas, L. S 1982
Heinz Küppenbender (Biography) Gubas, L. S 2000
Heinz Küppenbender's role in Contax history Berthel, F. F 2000
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Subject of Article Author Issue
A New Concept: The L-Stand (Microscopes) Gellis, C.. S 1991
Zeiss Ikon Small Lab Instruments (Measuring Instr.) Stone, W. F 1987
The Lehrlings - Apprentices (History) Nerwin, H. Folio 1
The Development if Lens Coating (History) Bisschops, J. F 1989
A Century of Carl Zeiss Camera Lenses Zeiss Reprint S 1990
Some Zeiss Filters and Locks Gubas, L. F 2001
Carl Zeiss Jena Photographic Lens Production Figures Gubas, L.. S 1999
(Zeiss Ikon) Logo - Designs as Historical Evidence Gubas, L. F 1996
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Zeiss Mechanical Measuring Instruments Grossman/Able. F 1998
Zeiss Medical Instruments Trevelyan, C. F 1998
Zeiss Ikon's Last Hand Held Meters (Cameras) Gubas, L. F 1995
Meyer Megoflex (Cameras) Ghisetti, P F 1997
Dr. Kurt Michel (Biography) Gubas, L. F 1998
An Optical Gear Tooth Micrometer Grossman, N. S 1997
A Brief History of the Microscope Pfeiffer, Dr. W. F 1985
Early Zeiss Microscopes Gubas, L. S 1999
Carl Zeiss Microscope Catalogs Grossman, N. F 1984
Hensoldt's Baby Microscopes Gellis, C. F 1983
Basic Guide to Vintage Zeiss Microscopes Walker, R. S 1981
Unusual Zeiss Microscope Objectives Grossman, N. S 1985
The Four Horsemen of Microscopy Smith, Dr. R S 1988
Zeiss Microscope Adorns Bank Note Kuc, H. J. F 1993
The Early Postwar Development of Zeiss Microscopes Gellis, C. S 1997
Book Review-German Military Optics Seeger, H. Gubas, L. F 1987
New Shutter & Tapes for a Zeiss Miroflex Paca, F. F1990
Möller and Zeiss Compact Binoculars Kelly, J. S 1999
A Multipurpose Monocular Brown, J. S 1995
The Movikon 16 System (Cameras) Barringer, C Barringer, C S 1998
The Oberkochen Optical Museum (History) Pfeiffer, Dr. W. S 1983
Zeiss Rollei-Mutars (Cameras) Sheehy, T. F 1991
Zeiss Leica Mystery Lens Sherman, S. S 1990
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Zeiss Ikon and Dr. August Nagel (History) Gubas, L. S 1984
The Zeiss Neophot (Microscopes) Danner, W. F 1981
1980 Talk by Hubert Nerwin (Cameras) Scheid/Grossman S 1981
A Nettar B (Cameras) Zubatkin, M. S 1986
Tracking the Nettar 516 (Cameras) Sundberg/Ghisetti F 1996
Further Nettar Nattering (Cameras) Brown, J. S 1997
Zeiss Ikon New Beginnings in Stuttgart (History) Kuc, H. J S 1998
New Publications-History of Contax '32-'62 & Spiegel-Contax Gubas, L. S 2001
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Subject of Article Author Issue
A Visit to Oberkochen (History) Kibbey, M. . Folio 2
The Oberkochen Optical Museum Gubas, L. F 1998
German Optical Codes (Military Optics) Grossman, N. S 1982
New Light on German Optical Codes (Military Optics) Grossman, N. F 1983
W.W.II German Manufacturers Optical Codes Grossman, N. F 1990
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Pencils and Pipes are not always what they appear Nerwin, H. Folio 2
Zeiss Planetaria Gubas, L.. S 1983
A Cosmic View From Earth - Zeiss Planetaria Husid, M. F 1983
Carl Zeiss Lenses for Exacta & Praktica Cameras Kuettner, R. F 2001
Polygons, Arcs & Ikons (Camera Design) Brown, J. S 1998
Zeiss Precision Gauge Blocks Grossman, N. S 1996
Preserve or Restore (All Collectibles) Grossman, N. S 1991
Pre-Zeiss Ikon Camera Design Gubas, L... S 2000
Prototype Lenses for Contax, Contaflex & Contarex Kämmerer, J. S 2001
Punktal Lenses (Eyeglasses) Pfeiffer, Dr. W. S 1993
Prime Quality Symbol 1Q (Binoculars) Grossman, N. S 1988
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Subject of Article Author Issue
More on Quality Symbols (Telescopes) Stone, W.. F 1989
Quartermaster Forward This Instrument to Jena (Binoculars) Ringler, W. Folio1
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Zeiss Rangefinders for the Czar's Army Grossman, N. F 1984
The ISO Reporter (Hensoldt) Ghisetti, P. F 2001
Zeiss Four Meter Stereo Rangefinder Grossman, N. S 1987
Zeiss Magnars (for Rollei TLRs) Sheehy, T. F 1992
More on Zeiss Tele Lenses for Rollei TLRs (Cameras) Pins, R. S 1993
Paul Rudolph Gubas, L. F 2000
Paul Rudolph's Photographic Lenses Gubas, L. F 1983
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Zeiss Ikon Safelight (Cameras) Morton, L S 1997
Hans Sauer (Biography) Gubas, L S 2002
Otto Schott (History/Biography) Schreiner, T. F 1981
Zeiss Ikon Serial Numbers 1926 to 1939 (Cameras) Worsley, S. F 1993
Siegfried Kessler's Journey (History) Grossman, N. S 1993
Alexandar Smakula (Biography) Gubas, L. F 1999
The Olympia Sonnar (Cameras) Barringer, C. S 1989
Zeiss Ikon's Statistical Machine Buckland, Dr. M S 1995
Postwar Carl Zeiss Stereo Device (Cameras) Ghisetti, P. S 1998
A Zeiss/B&L Stereo Microscope Matthies, F. Matthies, F. F 1989
Dr. Rudolph Straubel (Biography) Gubas, L. S 1999
Kodak Zeiss Ikon and Camera Style Brown, J. S 1986
Zeiss Super Ikonta B B Brown/Baca. F 1999
Disassembly of the Super Nettel I (Cameras) Alvarado, S. F 1992
The Super Ikontas (Cameras) Gubas, L. F 1982
Early Zeiss Surveying Instruments Grossman, N. F 1984
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Subject of Article Author Issue
The Tenax I and its Successors (Cameras) Gubas, L.. F 1983
The Tenax X-Ray Camera Gubas, L. F 1999
New Work for an Old Tenax (Cameras) Kibbey, M... S 1993
A Military Mast Telescope Grossman, N. F 1989
Large Zeiss Observatory Telescopes in the U.S. Grossman, N.. S 1981
A Carl Zeiss Telescope Grossman, N. F 1982
A 60mm Zeiss Telescope Gorgon, R. F 1988
Zeiss Telescope at Augustana College Grossman, N. F 1990
Zeiss Telescope Production in Jena Grossman, N. S 1989
Zeiss Telescopes - Bergedorf's Hamburger Sternwarte Husid, M. F 1994
A Zeiss Folding Stereo Telescope Surmont, A. F 1995
A Walking-stick Telescope Numano, A. S 1999
Zeiss Ikon and Television: Fernseh AG Buckland, Dr.M F 1995
Zeiss Tele Tessar 30 cm f/8 Ghisetti, P S 2002
In the Footsteps of the Zeiss Theodolite D Grossman, N. F 1996
Tiny Trademarks (Cameras) Barringer, C. S 1995
The Topogon Wide-angle (Cameras) F 1990 Arnz, J. F 1990
The Topogon - A Footnote (Cameras) Barringer, C. S 1991
The Topogon Story Episode Three (Cameras) Arnz, J. S 1996
Keeping the Tradition (Telescopes) Grossman, N. S 1989
Turmon Monoculars Brown, J. F 1989
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Subject of Article Author Issue
A Voice from 1937, (Camera/Photographic Retrospective) Anonymous. F 2000
Moritz Von Rohr (History) Gubas, L. F 1999
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Ernst Wandersleb (Biography) Gubas, L. S 1999
Wica & Unica: Experimental Cameras from Jena Arnz, J. F 1992
Werra: Ingenuity Behind the Iron Curtain (Cameras) Nannichi, Y F 1992
Reminiscences of Zeiss Ikon with Wolf Wehran (History) Kuc, H. J. S 1999
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Subject of Article Author Issue
Zeiss and the Teleater (Binoculars) Kelley, J. F 1998
A Hybrid Zeiss/Ross Lens (Cameras) Morton, L. F 1999
Zeiss & Ross, London & Mill Hill (Binoculars) Reid, W. S 2001
Zeiss Abroad (History) Grossman, N. S 1984
The Birth of Zeiss Ikon (History) Gubas, L. . S 1984
Prewar Zeiss Ikon 35mm (Cameras) Gubas, L. S 1988
Zeiss Memoirs (History) Herzberger, M. Folio 1
Zeiss Universarium (Planetarium) Gubas, L. F 2000
Zeiss - The Postwar Years (History) Gubas, L.. F 1984
Products from Zeiss Vienna (Binoculars) Grossman, N. F 1985
A 1963 Visit to Zeiss Ikon in Stuttgart (History) Gubas, L. S 1986
Zeiss by Mail (History) Gellis/Grossman F 1988
Zeiss Ikon's First Postwar Camera Family - Ikonta/Contina Gubas, L. S 1991
Zeiss Ikon Trademarks (History) Gubas, L. S 1998
Something Zeiss to Say (Cameras) Bedore, G. S 1991
Zeiss Ikon at the Fleetwood (Cameras) Helmke, G. S 1994
Zeiss Ikon: The Golden Age Part 1 Gubas, L. F 1994
Zeiss Ikon: The Golden Age Part 2 Gubas, L. S 1995
Zeiss Ikon, Roots & Origins (History) Brown, J. F 2000
Zeiss Serial Number Sequence (Binoculars) Kelly, J. S 2000
All Zeiss Ikon All the Time! (Cameras) Gubas, L.. F 1998
Some Unusual Zeiss-Ikon Cameras Gubas, L. S 2000
Zeiss Ikon's Zeitlupe (High Speed Cine Camera) Gubas, L. S 1996

Harry Zöllner (Biography)

Gubas, L.

S 2002

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The preceding is an index of all Zeiss Historica Journal articles since the Society was formed. For information on membership go to the home page and click on "membership"

1. An overview of historical Zeiss Companies and a list of their collectibles
2. Our Zeiss Historica Publications
3. A sample article - The Contax camera's migration to Kiev, Ukraine
4. A second sample article - An unusual Contax I
5. An index to all of our published articles
6. Links to other interesting web sites related to Zeiss and photography
7. Membership Information
8. Famous Zeiss Designers and Personalities

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