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Miniature Cast Brass Canon on Wood Carriage

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1108
Sold for:
$86$70

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Miniature Cast Brass Canon on Wood Carriage, 19th/20th century, long barrel with trunnions set just below center, flared muzzle, large button on cascabel, on wood carriage, (spots of corrosion on barrel, carriage incomplete), barrel lg. 7 3/8 in.

Note: Barrel was apparently cast using metal from a scrapped ship.
Estimate $20-200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cannon, Cascabel, Gun barrel, Mechanical engineering, Trunnion

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