Birth : 1907 in Mirecourt (Vosges) Death : 1987 in Mirecourt (Vosges)

Summary

The last bow maker of a long dynasty.

Biography

Career
Charles Alfred BAZIN started his apprenticeship under his father Charles Louis BAZIN in 1922.
From 1925 to the beginning of World War II he worked with his father.
In 1945, at the end of the war, Charles Alfred BAZIN established his own workshop at Rue du Neuf Moulin, in Mirecourt.
In 1952 he succeeded his father, retiring twenty-eight years later, in 1980. Charles Alfred BAZIN left a legacy of significant, high quality production.

Stamps and Brands
Charles Alfred BAZIN used three different stamps:
 ‡ C. BAZIN ‡ (between two Lorraine crosses) Before 1960.
 CHARLES BAZIN
 CHARLES BAZIN FRANCE

Alongside his own production, one can find Charles Alfred BAZIN bows bearing the following brands:
- BISH Paul
- CONE & FILS
- DUPUY
- MILLANT

Sources
- L'Archet, Bernard Millant & J.F Raffin.
- Les Archets Français, Etienne Vatelot.
(More specfic publication references are available in our Bibliography section.)

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