9 November 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,058
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
An extensive archive of French submarine photographs, spanning a period of roughly 1899-1975
approximately two-hundred ex-press corps photographs of various sizes, most with pasted French captions with the name of the submarine, the reason it is featured and a stamped date including an extensive section of press clippings regarding the Pluvoise disaster (1910); the Prométhée disaster (1932), and submarines including Calypso; Marme; Sibyille; Le Requim; Le Terrible; Dauphin; Lobo; Gymnote; Saphir; Casabianca; Acheron; Pascal; Gustave-Zédé; Conquerant; Cugnot; Minerva; Morse; Le Perle; Atlante; Venus; Provence; Orlade; Beveziers; Diamant; Nautilus; Curie; Sultane; Glorieux; Orion; Surcouf; Agosta; C6 & C3 and many others, now contained in plastic ring-bound files
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