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Auction Date: July 11, 2014

Lot 2100: Revolutionary War Style Verbruggen Three Poun

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Revolutionary War Style Verbruggen Three Pound "Grasshopper" Cannon with Carriage
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $5,000
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Serial #Revolutionary War Style Verbruggen Three Poun ManufacturerNone ModelNone
TypeOther Gauge3 Inch Catalog Page120
Barrel34 1/2 Inch Reinforced FinishBrass Grip
Stockhardwood ClassOther Rating
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DescriptionProduced c.1967, with a later-style carriage. Cannon: brass 40 1/2" long, 11" wide, 2 1/4" trunnions, 3 inch bore, with "J776" date. Marked as weighing approx. 206 lbs. Carriage: hardwood with iron reinforcement, 45" diameter wheels, 75" axle, 87" long, 21" wide trail. Carriage fair with some damage, cannon very good.

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