18th Century (over 250-years-old)
Bronze Antique European Cannon with Ships Carriage!
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Item Location: Manila, Philippines
PLEASE NOTE THAT
THIS ITEM IS AN ANTIQUE AND SHOULD NOT BE FIRED DUE TO ITS OLD AGE!!
rare and large 18th Century (over
250-years-old) Bronze Antique
European Cannon is intricately
carved and has an unidentified CROWN shape on the top of its first
reinforcing area. A cannon of
size and quality is uncommon and quite difficult to find for sale in
this day and age. There is only slight damage at the touch-hole area
but this was probably due to a sea battle - it adds character to this
item! Otherwise this item is in excellent
The Ships Cannon Carriage is based on 1750's Cannon Carriage Design -
all the way down to the brass hardware. It is made of the hardest wood
- Kamagong - which is exactly the same hardness and strength as
It would be a GREAT DISPLAY,
DECORATION and CONVERSATION piece for any; home, office, store,
During its hayday this gun fired a 2 pound Iron Cannon Ball (or slighty
Stone Cannon Ball)!
Below see the photos & details of this cannon.
PRICED LOW FOR FAST SALE!!!! A cannon
of this caliber with an expertly hand-made sea carriage is not easy to
locate these days!
Bronze European Cannon
Total Length = 53 1/4 inches (136 cm)
Bore Diameter = 2 3/8 inches (6 cm) - Fires a 2 lb Iron Cannon
Breech Diameter = 7 1/8 inches (18 cm)
Cannon Diameter near Turnnions = 5 3/4 inches (14.6 cm)
Diameter at Chase = 4 1/4 inches (10.5 cm)
Diameter at Muzzle = 5 1/2 inches (14 cm)
Cannon Width at Trunnions = 10 inches (26 cm)
Trunnions Diameter = 2 3/8 inches (6 cm)
Cannon Weight = Approx. 300 lbs (136 kilograms)
1750's Era Ships Carriage
Carriage Length = 36.85 inches (93.6 cm)
Carriage Height = 17.71 inches (45 cm)
Carriage Width = 21.45 inches (54.5 cm)
Carriage Weight (approx.) = 100 lbs (45.35 kilograms)