THE LIBERTY ROAD
EXCLUSIVE SALE OF ORIGINAL D-DAY MONUMENTS

Why can one acquire those Monuments nowadays

For 40 years, they have stood along French roads and some of the 1146 Liberty Road Monuments which were dangerously situated for traffic have been damaged.
In 1982, French Public Authorities decided to replace about one hundred of these Monuments with plastic replicas. These authentic monuments were either damaged or risked becoming so.

Inauguration of the first plastic replica (l’Eclaireur, october 22,1982).
Inauguration of the first plastic replica (l’Eclaireur, october 22,1982).
Replacement of the monuments.
Replacement of the monuments.

The A.B.R.F. Company from Chateaubriant in France, was put in charge of manufacturing replicas. They took the place of the original Milestones in October 1982.

Symbolic erection of a new Monument.
Symbolic erection of a new Monument.
L'Eclaireur, October 22th, 1982.

The 11th of Januray 1985, French Authorities held a public sale of the original Monuments which had been replaced.
The Normandy Company exclusively purchased the totality of the Monuments put up for sale.