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April 27, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Early 18th Century Cannon Found in Boston Harbor

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Auction: Sale #3097M - 3097MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 27, 2018 10:00AM


Early 18th Century Cannon Found in Boston Harbor, cast iron cannon tube, probably a four-pound gun, overall lg. 68 in.

Note: According to information accompanying the cannon, it was raised by a dredger in front of the Charlestown Navy Yard and deposited at the Charles River Dam in the early 20th century.
Estimate $800-1,200

In relic condition with scaling and pitting, heavily corroded.

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