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2202
$4,600.00

WONDERFUL TEN GAUGE STRONG BREECH LOADING CANNON WITH CARRIAGE.

SN NSN. Cal. 10 ga blank. Brass construction with rotating breech block. Has an assembly number of 1 on both tube and breech. Prominently marked “Manf’d by The Strong Firearms Co. NEW HAVEN, CONN. USA”. Lanyard ignition using a spring-loaded firing pin with orig brass hinges on the trunions. Mounted on a miniature Naval pattern carriage made of walnut with period brass and copper fittings. CONDITION: Very fine orig condition with a small amount of distress on top from what appears to have been actually used. Bore and mechanics are exceptional and tube has started to turn a pleasant mustard patina. Walnut Naval carriage is very fine with some light fading on left side from being exposed to direct sunlight. An exceptionally fine set is missing one nut from bottom of carriage and one tie-down is loose on top rear. 50925-2 TDW (5,000-7,000) – Lot 2202

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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