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To celebrate the 60th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, Le Véritable Cherbourg created a unique model that was given as a gift to the then-statesmen and that is now sought after by avid collectors.

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To celebrate the 60th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, Le Véritable Cherbourg created a unique model that was given as a gift to the then-statesmen and that is now sought after by avid collectors. Embroidered onto a beautiful poplin polycotton canopy, the emblem of this great event evokes as follows from top to bottom: Normandie (Normandy) of course; the number 60, the zero of which encircles the geographical area where the ally forces deployed, the latter area is coloured in green representing the Norman bocage and surrounded by red to represent coastal danger; the white circle materialises the concentration of the task forces at Z point, the white arrows their deployment towards the beaches that we now see so peaceful and the day and year of this memorable feat of arms. The lot is underlined by a cordage which symbolises at the same time the relationship between the soldiers of the three ally armies, the fleet which transported the troops as well the sea swell and waves that guided them towards the Norman coasts. Finally, the symbolism of Operation Neptune ends with the emblem of Le Véritable Cherbourg who, once again, wished to pay tribute to those who “reconquered” freedom.

Détails

  • Resistance to the wind: tested with winds up to 120 km/h (≈ 74.6 mph)
  • Curved handle made out of maple wood
  • Fittings with 18-carat gold finish
  • Diameter 100 cm / 4’’
  • Height 90 cm / 4’’
  • Weight 490 gr / 1.08 lb

Shipping

• Secured transportation box
• Double-wall corrugated cardboard box
• Recycled paper
• Umbrella wrapped in shock-resistant bubble wrap

Choose your Véritable Cherbourg

Here is some advice from the brand to choose your Véritable Cherbourg. You can choose the most suitable model according to your size and lifestyle. Folding umbrella, automatic opening feature, chic, sporty …
The Le Véritable Cherbourg men and women’s umbrella collection has grown over time. Folding umbrella, automatic opening feature, golf, very large, sporty, anti-storm, chic … With each personality comes its umbrella. Black, red, pink, blue, white … This luxury item comes in around twenty different colours. And according to the model you choose, a corresponding cover is also available on sale.
Not only are they handy and resistant, they are also fashion accessories that great luxury houses cherish. Rain drops swiftly drip down their shimmering canopies, their carbon-steel ribs show ultimate resistance and their handles are made out of precious woods. The Le Véritable Cherbourg umbrella – with its chic à la française – is already travelling everywhere in the world. Very resistant, automatic or manual opening-closing feature, curved or straight handle … Numerous details of undeniable importance that will help you make your choice.
Le Pliant folding umbrella is collapsible, automatic and handy when travelling as it can easily fit into a bag. Large and chic, the Sport Auto model is a must-have accessory for gentlemen. Le Pébroque is one of the largest and most luxurious umbrellas of the collection… Ladies, sophisticated and feminine, Le Milady will find its place in your wardrobes… The range of Cherbourg umbrellas conceals pretty jewels waiting to be discovered.
Le Véritable Cherbourg is an umbrella which is made in France and available on our online boutique*. You can also discover and handle the Parapluie de Cherbourg in our Paris, Bordeaux and Lyon retail outlets as well as thirty resellers across France and abroad.
Buy online or in boutique | Prices start at 125 euros.
*Subject to availability

Our advice to make your choice
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