Model of a coastal defence cannon, circa 1870.

Model of a coastal defence cannon, circa 1870.



Circa 1870

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Category: Maritime


A fine technical model of a ring mounted, breach loading coastal defence cannon, with recoil buffer, cast iron with a walnut carriage, French, circa 1870.

With a counter weighted breach loading mechanism, operated by the lever on the left-hand side.

Mounted on a later base.

Barrel length: 26 cm.

Height: 26 cm | 10.25 in
Width: 57 cm | 22.5 in
Depth: 29 cm | 11.5 in

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GB Hatchwell Antiques

Hatchwell Antiques is based at 533 King's Road, Chelsea, London.
Members of LAPADA, BADA & CINOA.

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