Carl The Cannon

I believe this is made out of brass. It seems really old. Really heavy


48 inches

Acquired From:

Garage / Yard Sale

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David U.

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June 3, 2024
Fair Market Value:

Hello Katie, This item is a lineship cannon dating back to the early 19th century, representing a pivotal era in naval warfare and maritime history. Lineship cannons were essential armaments aboard naval vessels during this period, playing a crucial role in naval battles and maritime defense. Crafted from sturdy materials such as iron or brass, lineship cannons were meticulously designed and constructed to withstand the rigors of naval combat. They were mounted on the decks of warships, where they were strategically positioned to deliver devastating firepower against enemy vessels. The early 19th century witnessed significant advancements in naval technology and tactics, with lineship cannons at the forefront of these developments. These cannons were instrumental in shaping the outcomes of naval engagements, influencing the balance of power on the high seas. Fair condition. Possibly made out of brass.