Winchester Signal Cannon

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Winchester Signal Cannon

 

Presented is a handsome Winchester Arms Model 98, Steel and iron, Signal Cannon. The 10 gauge, Winchester Model 98 Breech Loading Signal Cannon was designed and patented by Charles H. Griffith for the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1901. The cannon debuted for sale in the March 1903 Winchester Catalog. The cannon was manufactured at Winchester’s facility in New Haven, Connecticut until 1958. In the 1970s, the Bellmore Johnson Company obtained the rights to produce the cannon and this is one of their pieces as indicated by the stamped impression of the Cannon barrel, indicating Serial No. 537.  (See Below)

Polished Steel Barrel on Black painted carriage

This exceptionally fine example is being sold for
display purposes only. No attempt should be made to fire it without inspection by a gunsmith.

 

Dimensions: Length of Barrel – 12″, Bore – 3/4″,  Overall Lenth: 17″, Ht: 10″  –  Weight: 13 1/2 lbs

 

Front showing Bore                                                                                                        Inscription on  Barrel

Use 10 GA only

Manufactured by the Bellmore Johnson Tool Co., Hamden, CT .  U.S.A.

Under License from 

Winchester Div – Olin Corp 

Inscription on Carriage

This exceptionally fine example is being sold for
display purposes only. No attempt should be made to fire it without inspection by a gunsmith.

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