This Great Relic Has Been Sold
GIANT CAST IRON ORNAMENTAL
8 POUND FIELD CANNON MINIATURE Ca 1776
PRICE $550.00 plus shipping to 48 States $50.00
Because of its large size, this cannon makes a great display. It
replicates an 8 Pound Field Cannon as used in the Revolutionary War.
is a very large size cast iron field cannon that is of the type used during our Revolutionary War. The 8-pound field gun was a
medium weight, mobile piece that was a favored by both the Americans and the British of the field artillery. The bore extends only
about an 1 1/2 inches into the barrel, and therefore this replica was not made to fire. However, because of its large
size it makes an imposing piece which will catch everyone's attention.
MARKINGS & PROVENANCE: There
are no markings. The cannon was acquired in the normal course of business without provenance.
CONDITION: The touch
hole is only about 1 1/2 inches deep. The carriage has some small casting voids on the left side. A few of
the iron spokes are partially cracked at the hub, but they are all still sturdy. There is some minor paint loss, and
marks of age as expected. There is a mold mark down the center of the tube, but there is no maker's
name or inscription. There is no method to adjust elevation.
Cannon Length overall 25 3/4"
Weight 54 pounds
Length barrel 15"
Bore 1/2" or 50 Cal
Maximum Width 14"
Carriage 14" W x 25 3/4" L x 11 1/2" Diameter wheels
This is an exceptionally
fine example of a non-firing ornamental that is perfect for display. It is shown below alongside a smaller
wood and iron cannon of the same period which is also for sale.
OUR UNCONDITIONAL GUARANTEE:
If not completely satisfied with your purchase, it may be returned, if without damage, within five days of receipt in its
original packaging. Return items must be insured for their full value. A prior email authorization by us for the return is
required. Shipping charges are included in this offer within the continental United States and are refundable if due
to our error.
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