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Iron gun barrel (wall/rail gun) and parts from the Atocha (1622).

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:3,000.00 USD Estimated At:3,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD
Iron gun barrel (wall/rail gun) and parts from the Atocha (1622).
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4,000.00USD+ (760.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 Nov 03 @ 12:16UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Iron gun barrel (wall/rail gun) and parts from the Atocha (1622). Gun, 3320 grams and approx. 45 inches; box, 18" x 12". Artifacts like these are rare from the Atocha (not to mention the rarity of anything iron still intact from any old shipwreck). The design is like an arquebus but with holder for inserting to a channel on a rail or wall for steady shooting. Fully conserved, matte black with rough surfaces from corrosion, also with various loose iron parts (also conserved) of the same gun nicely displayed in a large glass-topped box. From the Atocha (1622), with Fisher certificate #09A-81867 and appraisal for $15,000.