Perreux-sur-Marne is a charming little town near Paris (France),
well known for its millstone houses and its picturesque riversides of
the Marne river.
In the early XX°century, professional and amateur photographers were attracted by this town but also businessmen
of the photography industry.
The fist one was J.Jougla who established circa 1900 a production
unit of Gelatino-Bromide glass plates.
Then, at the end of the WWII, Roger Vergne installed at the number 44
of the Avenue des Champs Elysées, a factory producing photographic
cameras. The quantity of cameras produced in this factory was very
limited but all
were of a great quality.
The most famous model produced by Vergne at Le Perreux's factory was the
Atlas 6x6 which is presented here. It is a small box in sheet stell
using film 620 for negatives of format 6 x 6 cm. This camera was
available in three versions :