Birth : 1847 in Mirecourt (Vosges) Death : 1915 in Mirecourt (Vosges)

Biography

Career
Charles Nicolas BAZIN was the son of François Xavier BAZIN, a bow maker who learned his craft with Dominique PECCATTE.
Charles Nicolas BAZIN served his apprenticeship under his father before becoming his assistant. 
In 1865, after his father’s death, he took over the workshop at the age of eighteen. 
Between 1907 and 1909 Charles Nicolas BAZIN’s son,
Louis BAZIN, took over the workshop, though Charles Nicolas continued to work with his son until his death in 1915.

Collaborators
A partial list of apprentices and collaborators who worked for Charles Nicolas BAZIN :
- DITER Justin-Victor
-
FETIQUE Jules
- FETIQUE Victor
- HUSSON Auguste Charles
- HUSSON Arthur Joseph
- HUSSON Auguste (Mars)
- LOTTE François
-
GILLET Louis
- MORIZOT Louis
- PIERNOT Marie Louis
- SCHWARTZ Paul

Stamps and Brands
One can find the following brands, among others, on bows by Charles Nicolas BAZIN:
- BLANCHARD Paul
- BOULANGEOT Emile
- BRUGÈRE Charles
- COLAS Prosper
- COLLIN MEZIN Charles Jean-Baptiste
-
CURTIL
- DARCHE Hilaire
- DEBLAYE Albert-Joseph
- HEL Joseph et Pierre
- LAVEST
- LORANGE Paul
- PECCATTE Charles
- SIMON FR
- SYLVESTRE et MAUCOTEL
- VERDEAU
- WITHERS Edward

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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