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Manufactured in France from (Before) 1898 until 0.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 2086

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Cadot Vidi

Traduction de Manuel M

In 1895, Henryk Sienkiewicz publishes for the first time the historical novel “Quo Vadis”. Thanks to this novel, its author will receive the Nobel Prize of literature in 1905.

During the same period, Cadot manufactured several cameras whose name refers to Rome. Fashion effect ?

According to the Annuaire Général de la photographie of 1898
Retraction patented S.G.D.G. - 12 plates 9x12
Splendid camera with helical mounting lens system, new retraction, sheath-making fine morocco, two clear viewfinders.

SERIE I
Lenses ACHROMATIC
9 X 12
Shutter with variable speeds
45 fr.
6.5 x 9: 36 Fr

SERIE II
ZEISS lens, serie 2A n° 2, square shape 245 fr.
APLANATIC lens Hermagis… 135 fr.
RECTILINEAR lens extra-rapid of Berthiot: 135 fr.
RECTILINEAR lens: 85 fr.

Special bag 8 fr. 50  

The models of serie II are provided with Congress thread nuts, works with the pear and with the hand, are with variable focal point and speeds. The lenses are with diaphragm iris.
These cameras are guaranteed by an irreproachable execution.
 

Cadot Vidi