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SN 4213. This cannon is a relic captured by Admiral Dewey’s fleet during the Spanish-American War from a Spanish vessel. This particular British made gun was manufactured in 1896 for the Spanish Navy and is marked “MAXIM NORDENFELT” / “No. 4213” / “42M/M MARK A”. This gun is missing breech mechanism and probably is one of only two of this rare gun in the United States, the second being in the city museum in Raleigh, NC which is fully functional. This particular gun came from a war memorial at Norwich University in Northfield, VT which is the oldest private military college in the United States. PROVENANCE: Norwich University. Springfield Arsenal, LLC Artillery Collection. CONDITION: Gray paint overall except on bronze drum-type deck mount, metal in generally good condition. Bore rifling good but needs cleaning. 4-54192 JS161 (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1435

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Auction: Firearms - Fall 2014
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