ST. AUBIN MICHELIN
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The National Route N 814 was constructed in 1933, running from Bayeux to Cabourg. Since June 2nd, 1938, this magnificent Michelin sign has been hanging on rue de Pasteur in St Aubin sur Mer (Sword Beach). It was hit by a Canadian bullet on D-Day, and has been cherished ever since, being restored every few years. The plaque is reproduced to the nearest millimeter and can be delivered with or without a cement edge. The sign comes with a Vinsign certificate, a unique production number, and a luxury postcard with a photo and description of the original.
The National Route N 814 was constructed in 1933 to connect Bayeux to Cabourg. This road has a historical significance as it was a part of the invasion route of Allied forces during the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944. A remarkable Michelin sign was erected on this road, in rue de Pasteur at St Aubin sur Mer (Sword Beach) on June 2, 1938, which was unfortunately hit by a Canadian bullet on D-Day. However, this sign has been preserved and restored periodically since then.
The panneau Michelin, which is a French term for Michelin sign, is an outstanding example of vintage road signs that adorned French highways in the early 20th century. The reproduction of this sign is a meticulous process that ensures an accurate representation of the original. This sign is available with or without a cement edge, and it is delivered with a Vinsign certificate, a unique production number, and a luxurious postcard with a photo and description of the original sign.
This panneau Michelin is not just a sign but also a piece of history that pays tribute to the heroism of the Allied soldiers who landed on the beaches of Normandy during World War II. Its restoration serves as a reminder of the importance of preserving our historical heritage for future generations. The panneau Michelin has become a symbol of France’s rich cultural history and its significance during World War II.
If you are looking for a unique piece of history to add to your collection, the panneau Michelin is an excellent choice. Its vintage design, rich history, and careful restoration make it a valuable addition to any collection. With its Vinsign certificate and unique production number, you can be sure that you are getting a genuine piece of history that will be cherished for years to come. Whether you are a history buff, a collector, or simply appreciate fine craftsmanship, the panneau Michelin is a must-have item.