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    ARMORER'S MODEL OF THE ARMSTRONG SEACOAST MUZZLE-LOADING CANNON. This model shows excellent workmanship and attention to detail. It is cast iron weighting over 30 pounds and measuring 18 inches overall. It retains approximately 60% of an applied bronze finish. The bore measure 11/16" and is not rifled. There is a screw-type elevation device at the cascabel. The carriage is a seacoast type.

    The original Armstrong guns weighed almost eight tons and were manufactured in England, and their use by the Confederacy is well-documented. The only know specimen resides at West Point.

    Provenance: The DeHayden Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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