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More on the net SE bankruptcy (the company behind Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex & A. Schacht)

Since my original report on the bankruptcy of the German group net SE (they are behind the Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch A.-G. Rathenau, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex and A. Schacht brands), I contacted the company with some questions but I have not received an answer yet. I do however have a report from somebody who was close to all the funding projects […]

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net SE, the company behind Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex and A. Schacht filed for bankruptcy in Germany

Back in April, the German group net SE who is behind the Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch A.-G. Rathenau, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex and A. Schacht brands and several successful crowdfunding projects, has applied for de-listing from the German stock exchange. This de-listing was effective July 2nd. More information is available on their website […]

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New Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens launched on Kickstarter

Last week I reported about a new “Petzval-like” portrait from a German company. Today the Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 is officially launched on Kickstarter: In 1910, Emil Busch introduced the Glaukar, a fully corrected photographic lens, which besides solving spherical aberration, corrected coma and astigmatism was a “usable” lens. Unlike Rudolph’s Protar, which did not […]

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“Petzval-like” portrait lens to be announced next week by a new German company

I received this partial image of a new portrait lens that will be officially announced next week. The lens does have some similarities with the Lomography Petzval lens, but I was told that it will be produced by a new German company. The lens body is styled after a vintage brass lens but is actually […]

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