Together with Ernst Abbe (joined 1866) and Otto Schott (joined 1884) they built a base for modern optics and manufacturing.There are currently two parts of the company, Carl Zeiss AG located in Oberkochen with important subsidiaries in Aalen, Göttingen and Munich, and Carl Zeiss Gmb H located in Jena.
Carl Zeiss AG is the premier company of the Zeiss Gruppe, one of the two large divisions of the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung.
The Zeiss Gruppe is located in Heidenheim and Jena.
Look up scroll down to Zeiss cumulative production numbers to date your binoculars. Hi I would do a GOOGLE search, not for that exact binocular, necessarily, but for a collector who handles that vintage and start there.
Thanks for posting with us Joanie K - Your personal optics expert Forum: Blog: Store: Phone: (800) 504-5897 Fax: (847) 919-3003Hi, If the serial number is anywhere on these glasses, you can easily find out when they were made. Try a search on Zeiss Jena Thanks for posting with us Joanie K - Your personal optics expert Forum: Blog: Store: Phone: (800) 504-5897 Fax: (847) 919-3003i just bought an old pair of binos at a yard sale, after looking all over it i found very faint etchings with the manufacturer and model number, im wondering how to find out more about them the markings are :voigtlander underneath that braunschweig and under that model no 62810 any info is appreciated!
They used different methods for focusing the instrument: a crew thread focus control on the nose end of the barrel, later discontinued in 1878, a draw tube similar to several other manufacturers and a rack and pinion system.
Ernst Leitz of Germany and Parisian Camille Sebastien Nachet made quality microscopes that survive to this day; Watson & Son began operations in mid-1800’s England; Powell & Lealand, Beck, and Aransberg are other names associated with the collection of antique microscopes.Around 1900 Zeiss lenses were licensed by Bausch & Lomb (Rochester), F. In the Western countries it was known as aus Jena (means from Jena), and used obvious abbreviations, or other names reminding the past (for ex. In the countries of the Eastern block, they continued to use the full names.Carl Zeiss Oberkochen made lenses for the Western Zeiss Ikon after the war, but they have also made dedicated lenses for other camera marques.golubcollection.berkeley.edu/ Image Credit: SFO Museum, San Francisco Images donated as part of a GLAM collaboration with Carl Zeiss Microscopy - please contact Andy Mabbett for details.If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. [/quote]Hi That's because the old Jena's are not truly Carl Zeiss.