Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2100: Revolutionary War Style Verbruggen Three Pound 'Grasshopper' Can

Auction Date: July 11, 2014

Revolutionary War Style Verbruggen Three Pound "Grasshopper" Cannon with Carriage

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $5,000

Revolutionary War Style Verbruggen Three Pound "Grasshopper" Cannon with Carriage

Manufacturer: None
Model: None
Type: Other
Gauge: 3 inch
Barrel: 34 1/2 inch reinforced
Finish: brass
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 1603
Catalog Page: 120
Class: Other
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Produced 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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