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Visiting Leica Museum Wetzlar

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Last weekend I was in Solms next to Wetzlar for a Leica Fotofair. When I was finnische for may work there for the auction platform Catawiki.com I went to visite the Leica Museum at the Leitz Park in Wetzlar. In the museum they showed 100 years of photography with Leica camera’s. Next to the Leica […]

How to determine the age of a Carl Zeiss lens

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Zeiss Lens Serial Numbers Between 1912 and 1942 Year of Manufacture – Serial Number Range 1912 – 173418-200520 1913-  208473-249350 1914 – 249886-252739 1915-  282820- 1916-  Unknown 1917 – 289087-298157 1918-  298115-322748 1919 – 322799-351611 1920 – 375194-419823 1921 – 433273-438361 1922 – 422899-498006 1923 – 561270-578297 1924 – 631869- 1925 – 652230-681743 1926 – […]

Meyer-Optik Gorlitz 200mm f4 made autofocus for Nikon

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Selling and searching on eBay I was contacted by Aleksandr Limberg, as he wanted to buy a Tamron autofocus lens from me. We started to negotiate and he told me the needed the helicoid to transform vintage lenses from the 50’s and 60’s to autofocus. I was very surprised an we started talking. He told […]