J. H. Snelling, 158 South Street, New York      2 1/4 Inch Bore    Antique Bronze Yacht Cannon

Touch hole.


Bolted bronze cap square.


Iron-bound wooden wheel on 2 1/4" diameter bronze axle.


Bronze elevation screw.


  Maker's name on cap square.

36" tapered smoothbore bronze barrel with touch hole, integral trunnions and slotted cascabel; 4 1/4" diameter at muzzle; 6 5/16" diameter at breech. Mahogany naval carriage with bronze mountings and 4-lever elevation capstan. Vertically through-bolted cap squares. 8" diameter iron-rimmed solid wooden wheels on 2 1/4" diameter solid bronze full-width axles. 18" overall height, measured with barrel horizontal. Maker's name on bronze cap squares. Weight: approx 300 lbs. Belongs on a Vanderbilt yacht. Absolutely magnificent. Very fine condition and with a soft patina to the bronze.  $39,750.

(Walker Naval Powder Magazine, in first two photos, not included.)

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