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Indonesian-Dutch Bronze Signal Cannon

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:600.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Indonesian-Dutch Bronze Signal Cannon
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Indonesian-Dutch Bronze Signal Cannon, recovered from a shipwreck, with dark green patina overall. Decorated with cast raised floral designs and decorative bands at breech and muzzle. Flared leaf dart type muzzle. Notch type front sight with ears at rear near touch hole. Bore is approx. 1.250''; overall approx. 40.5''. Has a hole provision in rear for wooden aiming rod (not present). Bronze ''Y''-type swiveling barrel cradle with cast in spike for use on the railing of a ship. Breach end is approx. 3.75'' in dia. Flared decorated muzzle is approx. 3-7/8'' in dia. Ca. 19th Century. Condition is very good overall. Bore appears to be smooth, with no rifling. Est.: $1,200-$1,800.