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Manufactured or assembled in Germany from (Circa) 1930 to (Circa) 1930.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 6990

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Chronology of cameras Cabossel et Hude 

Cabossel et Hude was an active manufacturer of cameras for nearly thirty years, albeit lacking in great originality. Despite this longevity, the company and its products remain relatively unknown. This lack of recognition for the cameras can be attributed to the fact that some of them were sold under other brands. Overall, these cameras have few distinctive features, excluding a folding stand shaped like the Eiffel Tower, and it is uncertain whether all Cabossel and Hude folding cameras were equipped with this stand.

A few press articles allow us to learn a few small details about this company, also known as Manufacture d'Appareils Photographiques Cabossel & Hude.

In 1905, Maurice Cabossel (1876-1959), along with Mr. R. Zehnder (from Switzerland), took over the workshops of Cadot at 76 Rue d'Anjou, Paris, and continued the construction of certain models.
They moved at the end of 1913 to Rue de Valois.

They also acted as representatives of E. Suter, a Swiss manufacturer.


We note that the name Zehnder disappeared in November 1914.

Starting from February 13, 1914, Cabossel is associated with Hude, without further details on the reason for the split between Cabossel and Zehnder. It's only known that Zehnder returned to Switzerland.
During the 1920s and 1930s, "Cabossel et Hude" were present at photography exhibitions.

 

1926 Stand Cabossel and Hude at the IVth Exhibition of Photography and Cinematography.

CABOSSEL and HUDE (Etablissements), 2 Rue de Valois, Paris. — Like in previous years, the stand of the Etablissements Cabossel et Hude was particularly visited by all resellers, and numerous orders for cameras from their various series were recorded by this company. But the big success of this year was undoubtedly "La Minerva," for plates and 9 x 12 films. This extra-thin folding, a marvel of precision and elegance, is equipped with a double extension and all the latest improvements; it is mounted with F. 6.3 and F. 4.5 lenses from all major French brands; it is the luxury folding, ideal for experienced amateurs. The "Piquita" and "Dyna" for 7 x 11 films and 6 x 9 plates were also highly requested. We are pleased to note, to the credit of French manufacturing, that it is the improvements and careful construction of cameras from this company that have earned it a serious reputation and a just reputation.


1932 IXth Exhibition of Photography.


During the 1930s, Cabossel appears as the vice-president of the Chambre Syndicale des Industries et du Commerca Photographiques. In this capacity, he was decorated with the Academic Palms in 1934.

The manufacturing activity ceased before the Second World War, and only the repair workshop remained.
(with the friendly participation of Etienne Gérard)

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Cabossel expands its catalog with models that it did not manufacture, even though the model name ends with "A". The stand does not have the shape of the Eiffel Tower.
The shape of the struts, the supporting legs of the shutter, and the lens are similar to those of the folding cameras manufactured by Franka in the 1930s, as well as the reinforcement inside the folding and holding the stand.

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