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    Fine 19th Century European Model Brass Cannon, Wood Carriage and Caisson A beautifully detailed European cannon with a 17½" brass barrel (including cascabel), a 7/8" bore, and 3 1/4" diameter breech. The trunnions measure approximately 7/8". The carriage is constructed of oak and measures approximately 25" in length, brass fittings, screws, nails and ships-wheel elevating screw. The carriage is mounted with two 11 1/4" wheels with wooden spokes, brass double rims and hubs. No maker's marks present.
    Oak caisson measuring 8 1/4" long, two brass-mounted detachable limber chests, one of the chest hinges is missing its mounting pins. 11 1/4" wheels with wooden spokes, brass double rims and brass hubs - missing both hub pins.
    The cannon and caisson together measure 39" overall.
    A most handsome example, which appears to be complete and is in excellent condition.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    13th Sunday
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