Welta 1914 - 1959


Camera manufacturer founded Freital near Dresden in 1914 by Walter Waurich and Theodor Weber as Weeta-Kamera-Werke; became Welta-Kamera-Werke in 1919; after the second world war continued production as State Comapny VEB Welta-Kamera-Werke, absorbing Kamera-Werke Tharandt (former Richter) in 1950; absorbed in turn by VEB Kamera und Kinowerk Dresden in 1959, which latter became VEB Pentacon in 1964.