CIVIL WAR 6 POUND SIGNAL CANNON ON FIELD CARRIAGE
pattern of a Model of 1841
This rustic antique miniature signal cannon dates from
the Civil War and comes from a famous collection. The workmanship of the carriage looks armory made. The
cannon is an approximately 1/4 scale 6 Pounder on a Field Carriage as used in the Civil War.
Presented is an iron barreled
Cannon Length overall 24″ Weight 20
Length barrel 11
1/2″ Bore 1/2″ or 50 Cal
Maximum Width 26″
Carriage 26″ W x 24″ L x 16 1/2″ Diameter wheels
CONDITION: The touch
hole is open to the bore. The professionally made wood carriage is in excellent condition and its iron fittings
are accurate to the period. There are iron rims around the wheels. There are the expected marks of age on
the iron which has darkened black and all the wood. There are no foundry marks or inscriptions. There is no method
to adjust elevation except as explained above.
MARKINGS & PROVENANCE: There
are no markings. The cannon was acquired in the normal course of business and comes from a very large collection of Civil War arms, uniforms and accoutrement’s that were acquired over
the last 64 years. They were housed in a private museum.CARRIAGE: The picture below shows the top and the bottom of the carriage, and the one beneath it is for
SHIPPING will be determined point-to-point.
A rough estimate is $130.00.