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Small Brass Cannon Model

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Small Brass Cannon Model
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Small Brass Cannon Model, fitted to an articulated Iron Carriage. Cannon mount is made to move with the recoil of the barrel when it is shot. There are provisions for mounting the ramrod and bore mop (not present) and other hooks and attachments for other accessories. Frame is made of steel with a large ring at the rear for towing. There is a small chain with other attachments hooked to the rear bar. Wheels are approx. 12.5'' in dia., made of wood, with iron straps on the outside edge and the hubs. The overall length of the carriage is approx. 24''; cannon barrel is 16'' long and approx. 2-1/2'' in dia. at the rear; smooth bore is approx. 7/8'' in dia. or .875''. Cannon body is smooth and without decoration or markings. Muzzle is flared and about 2'' wide. There is a small touch hole at the rear. An old braided cord rope is looped at the bottom edge at the rear of the barrel for support. Condition is very good, with a light smooth rust patina to the carriage and fittings. Wheels show age and a nice dark patina to the wood and iron fitments. Brass of the cannon barrel has a pleasing patina overall. Nice quality and attention to detail on this model. Est.: $800-$1,200.