A Citroën prototype found in a barn

2017-11-12T10:27:32-05:00November 14th, 2017|Found in a barn, History|

The Nazi conquest of Europe came quickly in 1940. That meant that many French companies had to destroy the fruits of their labor lest they fall into German hands and be used against them. The car manufacturer Citroën decided it did not want to destroy the prototype of their next vehicle, the 1939 Deaux Cheveaux [...]

Rare French car collection found in a barn

2017-10-30T08:53:50-04:00October 31st, 2017|Barnyard fun|

One never knows what may lie in an old barn. Sometimes it is nothing more than dust, mice and bird droppings but on occasion the find can be extraordinary. That is what Artcurial’s Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff came upon in a barn in western France in 2014. The owner of the barn had died [...]