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3009
$2,300.00

FINE WORKING MODEL OF AN ARMSTRONG CANNON.

NSN. Cal. .375 Bore diameter. 11-5/8″ Round tapered steel bbl with flare at muzzle, removable interrupted screw thread, breechloading. Once loaded cannon can be fired with fuse through vent in heavier breech section. Cast bronze field carriage with elevation adjustment, cast detail on trails, and wooden ammo containers mounted on axle. Armstrong rifles which were introduced about 1860 were among the best, most popular artillery used throughout the world including the Confederate States which had the luxury to use many of these guns in early Naval combat. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl overall brown patina with some pitting, most of orig gray paint is on trails. Black paint on hub wheels. 51447-2 (2,000-3,000) – Lot 3009

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Auction: Firearms - April 2017
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