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In the evolution of the ocean liner, the ultimate state of the art is generally conceded to have been THE FRENCH LINE pre-WW2 flagship, SS NORMANDIE (SSN).


Lalique's collaboration with Art Deco clockmaker ATO: This piece's design is made from blue glass, blown and molded to resemble the bow of the ship against a backdrop of sunshine alongside the word "Normandy." Normandy refers to SS Normandy. She entered service in 1935 as the largest and fastest passenger ship afloat; she is still the most powerful steam turbo-electric-propelled passenger ship ever built.


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