History of Leica

  Meyer Instruments has a detailed history of Leica published on their website: Key Dates 1849: Carl Kellner founds an Optical Institute in Germany. 1869: Ernst Leitz becomes sole proprietor of the Optical Institute. 1892: A sales office is opened in New York City. 1920: Ernst Leitz II takes over the business, which is transformed … Continue reading History of Leica