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Some basic specs can be found here If you're interested in the company history, have a look on wikipedia or check out the website of the Zeiss Historica Society Hope that helps.
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Thanks for the research op Nov 06, Zeiss Optics. This guide is in response to the number of fake or non-genuine Carl Zeiss binoculars being sold on E-bay.
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There is no documentation to substantiate this and was probably spread by sellers trying to legitimise an inferior product. This places it in the range, right? What about the numbers greater than Carl Zeiss Jena lenses Issue date by serial number.
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Find More Posts by pronatureboy. Carl Zeiss Jena made inexpensive optical equipment for export to the West. Posted on Jul 25, Can anybody tell me a website where I can check the serial numbers for Carl Zeiss Binoculars.
There are no recorded serial numbers for Zeiss binoculars made in West Germany or those made by Zeiss after the fall of the berlin wall. I can't help in this caseI guess they are made after I suppose you have black MC lenses. Wether they were contracted out by Zeiss to Japanese makers or just fakes is difficult to ascertain today. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions.
Keep this lens in big respect! If you are buying Jenoptems in the above sizes make sure you know the serial number and if it has 'DDR' somewhere on it. Jan 27, Cameras.
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I hope I will not double information http: My CZJ lenses don't seem to figure in this list, Atilla. Add Your Answer Tips for a dating carl zeiss jena binoculars answer: That means they were made in the old East Germany.
Thu May 01, 6: Thu May 01, 7: View this user's Gallery. The current Zeiss firm is the West German company.
Display posts from previous: Oct 31, Optics. Posted by ernie sievewright on Apr 13, Wed Oct 22, 1: Genuine article is metal, smaller and usually has minor paint loss.