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A Pocket Submarine

Published on , by Caroline Legrand
Auction on 05 October 2019 - 10:00 (CEST) - Courtine, 2, rue Mère-Térésa - 84000 Avignon

This entirely yellow submersible, while a little cumbersome, is highly appealing for its amusing appearance.

Submarine, Le Griffon, small yellow submersible, intervention submarine used for... A Pocket Submarine

Submarine, Le Griffon, small yellow submersible, intervention submarine used for underwater bomb disposal, built in 1968, commissioned in 1974. Vessel scrapped by the French Navy, sold by designation.
Estimate: €120,000/150,000

The designer of the Griffon was probably a keen reader of the Adventures of Tintin, and a fan of the Beatles and their Yellow Submarine . This curvy little vessel like an inflated goldfish has a large porthole protected…
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Saturday 05 October 2019 - 10:00 (CEST)
Courtine, 2, rue Mère-Térésa - 84000 Avignon
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