In 1928 Dr.August Nagel, founder of Contessa and co-founder of of Zeiss Ikon, founded a new own camera factory in his hometown Stuttgart. It became famous for its small format camera Nagel-Pupille. In 1931 the company became Kodak's German branch Kodak AG. After that, the model range continued with the Kodak name. The company had developed the immediate predecessors of the Retina. 152 different camera models were made by Nagel and its successor Kodak AG.

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Pocket size Vollenda

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Camera industry in Stuttgart
Contessa | Contessa-Nettel | Drexler & Nagel | Ebner | Kenngott | Kodak AG | G. A. Krauss | Nagel | Zeiss Ikon

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