Citroen Traction Avant 11BL 1934 – 1957 Reserved Parking Only Sign
Citroen Traction Avant 11BL 1934 – 1957 Aluminum Parking Sign
Making it a habit to be at the forefront of the newest technological inventions, Citroën introduced in 1934 a totally new revolutionary model: the Citroën Traction Avant or more commonly called “Traction”. It was designed by André Lefèbvre and Flaminio Bertoni. The Traction Avant pioneered front-wheel drive, along with four-wheeel independent suspensions and the use of a crash resistant monocoque body. Although the car's name emphasized its front-wheel drive power delivery ("Traction Avant" literally means “front traction”), the car stood out at least as much by its much lower profile and stance – made possible by the absence of a separate chassis distinguishing it visually from its contemporaries. In September 1939 France declared war on Germany, and in June 1940 the German Army invaded and occupied France. During the war many of the cars were reregistered with "WH..." (Wehrmacht Heer/Army command) license plates, having been requisitioned by the German Army. These gave reliable service both in France and further afield, notably in Libya and Stalingrad.. During those dark years, black Traction Avant's driven by flying squads of Gestapo agents terrorized the population. For a time, the car’s twin-chevron grille will be a harbinger of evil. Traction Avant's were also favoured by the Resistance, and as occupation gave way to Liberation they turned up all over France with FFI (force France de l’Interieur) inscribed proudly on their doors. Less gloriously, the cars were known as favorites among gangsters such as the then infamous Pierrot le Fou and his Traction gang.
Make it clear: Your Citroen Traction Avant 11BL 1934 – 1957 deserve a reserved parking spot in your garage! Just like the real street signs, our signs are quality made of .025" Aluminum that will not rust, crack or break and are UV protected for outdoor use and durability. The sign has rounded corner and two 1/4 inch pre-drilled holes on top and bottom for easy display. Ideal for home, garage, office, workshop, Man cave, private roadways or anywhere you fill you deserve a special parking or deco spot, and they make the ideal gift for any car enthusiast. They are available in two sizes 12" X 18" (305 X 457 mm) or 8" X 12" (203 X 305 mm) to suit your need and space. Citroen Traction Avant 11 BL 1934 – 1957 Parking Only Sign.
Available in two sizes: 12" X 18" (305 X 457 mm) or 8" X 12" (203 X 305 mm)
Two 1/4 inch pre-drilled holes on top and bottom
UV protected for outdoor use and durability
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