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Early 19th-century American bronze swivel-mount cannon with iron tiller.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Artifacts Start Price:1,450.00 USD Estimated At:2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD
Early 19th-century American bronze swivel-mount cannon with iron tiller.
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6,500.00USD+ (1,235.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 May 28 @ 19:44UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Early 19th-century American bronze swivel-mount cannon with iron tiller. 23" long, 5" diameter at breech, 4" muzzle, 1-2" bore, approx. 63 lb. Plain cast-bronze well-patinated cannon of classic, ring-turned design in a compact size with rounded cascabel, hand-forged iron swivel mount with pintle, detachable 16" forged-iron pointing tiller with ball end, all mounted on a 13" x 8" x 6" plain block of oak for display. This type of cannon was used as a rail gun on early sailing ships, possibly in the Oyster Wars between Maryland and Virginia. From a Kilmarnock, Virginia estate. (Special shipping required.) With photo-certificate.