05-03-2014 05-03-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2724M Marlborough
May 3, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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U.S. Model 1838 Alger Coehorn Mortar

$28,290$23,000
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

U.S. Model 1838 Alger Coehorn Mortar, c. 1863, bronze tube with muzzle marked C.A. & Co./172 LBS/1863/T.J.R./No. 39, with 1404 marked above right trunnion, lg. 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from a private museum in New England.
Estimate $15,000-18,000

Tube is in very good condition with light patina and a few dings on the trunnions.


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Keywords

C.A. & Co., New England