Norwegisches Traditions Unternehmen: DEVOLD NORWAY - neu bei Sport Schneller MERINO WOLLE WÄSCHE UND BEKLEIDUNG- NIE WIEDER FRIEREN!

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Devold’s success occurred around the same time as the first major polar-expeditions in the late 1800s. When the polar explorer Fridtjof Nansen skied across Greenland in 1888, he did it with "Ullundertøi, Islandstrøier and Vadmelsjakker". Nansen, and others from the Fram expedition, could thank sturdy woolen clothes for surviving three dramatic years on the drifting ice in the Arctic Ocean.

In 1911, on the other side of the globe, polar explorer Roald Amundsen made sure Norwegian wool came in first to the South Pole. And, in 1925 the Norwegian adventurer flew over the North Pole in the airship "Norge 1" together with the American polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth, conveniently dressed of course. When Ellsworth completed the first flight ever over the icy southern regions in 1933, he thanked Devold for the warm woolen clothes:

”I wish to express to you my appreciation of the excellent service you have rendered in furnishing supplies and equipment for my Expedition and to thank you for your generous consideration in connection with the charges for your products. We have found them to be of the very best quality.”  – Lincoln Ellsworth (letter to O.A. Devold Sonner A/S)



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