ID: 2696

Six Pounder Naval Cannon

  • Price: £5000

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Description

A naval cannon, known as the "Six Pounder," dating back to the early 19th century, features a 40-inch barrel length from the muzzle to the touch hole. The overall barrel length, from the muzzle to the button, measures 52.5 inches, with a bore diameter of 3.75 inches. This cannon is mounted on a reproduction carriage.

Additionally, this cannon comes with a set of detailed working drawings for the accompanying carriage. Furthermore, there is a brief history of its exhibition and firing. Notably, the Duke of Westminster fired this cannon during the opening of the Police National Clay Pigeon Championship on September 1st to 3rd, 1981. It also played a role in the official opening of the Hampton Hall Pistol Range on May 1st, 1983, by Mr. C. Halsall, Assistant Chief Constable of the Cheshire Constabulary.

Dimensions:

Length from muzzle to touch hole: 40 inches
Overall barrel length from muzzle to button: 52.5 inches
Bore diameter: 3.75 inches

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  • Watergate,
  • Whitchurch,
  • SY131DP,
  • Shropshire,
  • UK
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