🔥 RARE Antique 19th c. French Nautical Ship Bronze Sign, Saint Nazaire Penhoët For Sale


🔥 RARE Antique 19th c. French Nautical Ship Bronze Sign, Saint Nazaire Penhoët
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🔥 RARE Antique 19th c. French Nautical Ship Bronze Sign, Saint Nazaire Penhoët:
$975.00

This is a historically significant andRARE Antique 19th c. French Nautical Ship Bronze Sign Plaque, for Ateliers et Chantiers de Saint-Nazaire Penhoet, a French shipbuilding company in Sanit-Nazaire, France, which was active during the 19th and early 20th century. This company was founded in 1861 by Scottish engineer, John Scott. This company existed until 1955, when it was merged with a larger corporation. Ateliers et Chantiers de Saint-Nazaire Penhoet built military vessels during World War I, was beloved by the local populace, and the subject of several early 19th century French postcards. This sign reads: "Societe des Anonyme. Chantier et Ateliers de St. Nazaire (Penhoet.) Chantier de Penhoet." This piece likely dates to the 1880's - 1910's. Approximately 14 1/2 x 20 1/4 inches. The bronze or brass plaque was likely affixed to the front of the factory and has moderate verdigris and oxidation from decades of outdoor use and close proximity to the salty and corrosive ocean air. Acquired from an affluent private antique collection in Los Angeles, California. This fantastic historical Nautical item is Priced to Sell. If you like what you see, I encourage you to make an Offer. Please check out my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks!
About this Item:
Ateliers et Chantiers de Saint-Nazaire inSaint-Nazaire, FranceFoundersJohn et Chantiers de Penhoëtwas ashipyardestablished in 1861 by the Scottish engineerJohn ScottinSaint-Nazaire, France. It was owned by theCompagnie Générale Transatlantiquefrom its founding to 1900. The shipyard was managed by Scott until 1867 when management was transferred toCompagnie des Chantiers et Ateliers de l'Oceanand its successors until the yard temporarily closed in 1871 before reopening a decade later. In 1955 it was combined withAteliers et Chantiers de la Loireto formChantiers de l'Atlantique. It also had a shipyard inGrand-Quevilly, nearRouen, during the 1920s."Ship St. Nazaire launch of the largest transatlantic ship at the Penhoet La Provence shipyards and workshops leaving the hold Length 191 m, width 20m, power 30 000 horses, speed 23 knots, will be able to carry 1950 people Postcard from 1905 - Credit: Collection KHARBINE TAPABOR"


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