|Camera industry in Stuttgart|
|Contessa | Contessa-Nettel | Drexler & Nagel | Ebner | Kenngott | Kodak AG | G. A. Krauss | Nagel | Zeiss Ikon|
Dr.August Nagel began his camera design business in 1908 as Drexler and Nagel, quickly to become the Contessa Camerawerke a year later. In 1919, he bought the Nettel Kamera-werke and renamed the combined operation Contessa-Nettel AG. It operated under the Contessa-Nettel name from 1919 until 1926.
Zeiss Ikon continued to produce camera series of Contessa-Nettel's and others before merging.
Contessa name used by Zeiss Ikon until 1960's.