Quote Originally Posted by Ian Grant View Post

The history of KW is something all Americans should read, after the Nobles swapped their D&P business to allow the Jewish owners to escape Germany, and their tragic story after WWII. The company became Praktika but under the Nobles KW were early pioneers of 35mm SLR's and eventually that led to the innovative Praktina system SLR (way ahead of Nikon).

Ian
http://throughavintagelens.com/2009/...-john-h-noble/