Dec 17, 2019 - Sale 2527

Sale 2527 - Lot 324

Price Realized: $ 531
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(INDUSTRIAL CATALOG.) Saint-Chamond Steelworks. Compagnie des Hauts Fourneaux, Forges et Aciéries de la Marine et des Chemins de Fer. 15 albumen photographs of French artillery cannons by Michel Berthaud mounted to printed cards. Oblong folio, 12x17 inches, publisher's morocco-backed stamped cloth, worn and faded; photos approximately 6x10 inches each, foxing and slight mustiness. Paris, circa 1877

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Interesting catalog showcasing canons produced by the Saint-Chamond factories after the innovative designs of Charles Ragon de Bange. De Bange artillery systems were adopted by the French Navy as early as 1877 and remained in use through World War I. No copies traced.