Le Nez du Paquebot France
Posted By Sophie Gayot On February 8, 2009 @ 11:47 pm In France,Sophie Gayot | No Comments
by Sophie Gayot
Today, the once-powerful ship was sold in parts in Paris by the Artcurial gallery. The pièce de résistance was the nose, le nez. Estimated between € 80,000 to € 100,000, it was purchased by a realtor from Deauville, Normandy, for a whopping € 273,200. The remains of what was once a French point of pride will be displayed in the harbor of Le Havre where the SS France was once anchored.
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