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3 edition of Disposition of condemned brass and bronze cannon. found in the catalog.

Disposition of condemned brass and bronze cannon.

United States. Congress. House

Disposition of condemned brass and bronze cannon.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artillery,
  • Surplus government property

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDisposition of condemned cannon for ornamental purposes
    SeriesH.rp.2229
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16105646M

    A VERY NICELY DETAILED LATE 19th/EARLY 20TH CENTURY MODEL OF A MIDTH CENTURY FIELD CANNON w/ ITS IRON MOUNTED WOODEN FIELD-CARRIAGE, ca. In overall very good, untouched cast brass 7 1/2”, smoothbore, caliber, brass barrel of typical mid 18th century design with a baluster turned muzzle, a finely turned mid-section & breech, a rounded ball . Noble Bros. and Co. Bronze & Iron 6-Pounder / 3-inch Rifle. Noble Brothers and Company of Rome, Georgia, produced at least twenty-two 6-pounders guns, fifteen of cast iron and seven of bronze. There is also evidence because of surviving pieces that Noble Bros. using the same pattern produced 3 .

    Now the bronze pillars which were in the house of the LORD, and the stands and the bronze sea which were in the house of the LORD, the Chaldeans broke in pieces and carried the bronze to Babylon. They took away the pots, the shovels, the snuffers, the spoons, and all the bronze vessels which were used in . A recently acquired Jamestown-era bronze cannon is now on exhibit in the “Establishing Jamestown” section of the Jamestown Settlement galleries. Made in England early in the 17th century, this long-barreled cannon is of a type called a saker. John Smith mentions “sacars” when he lists the guns present at James Fort in

    Signal cannons, also referred to as, salute cannons were used aboard ship and on land to make salutes, to warn of danger, and to attract attention in the case of an emergency. They were also used to start yacht races. These cannons were generally cast in the style of the period to which they belong. An old miniature Cannon barrel cast in solid brass or bronze. Good detailing and with a small touchhole to the top of one side, approx 4 inches long. Probably 19th c, definately an old piece. We have.


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