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Brass Signal, or Yacht Cannon, with Carriage

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Brass Signal, or Yacht Cannon, with Carriage, c. 1880s, brass barrel, marked on the breech MANF'D BY/THE STRONG FIREARMS/CO/NEW HAVEN. CONN./U.S.A., mahogany carriage with brass fittings, and lignum vitae wheels, barrel lg. 19, overall lg. 21 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Light patina on the barrel, needs a new firing pin spring, carriage is in good condition with no cracks.


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

United States, Firearm, Gun barrel, Lignum