A Good Small English Bronze Signal Cannon

$ 1,400.00

A Good Antique English Bronze Signal Cannon, circa. 18th century.  9 1/8", overall length tube including the cascabel; approx. .46 cal.  3" from trunnion tips.  The top of breech is stamped "ROYAL PATENT" with (2) 'CROWN' proof stamps, (this could be a firing pattern model).  The cannon rests on an all brass stand and is perfectly balanced.  A great little cannon and perfect for display.

Note; The cannon was still loaded when we obtained it.  It had a powder charge; a small lead ball, and late 18th century news paper as a wad !  (It has now been cleared).