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Lot 3543: Lyle Naval Line Throwing Cannon with Weighted Line Projectile

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,250

Lyle Naval Line Throwing Cannon with Weighted Line Projectile

Manufacturer: None
Model: None
Type: Other
Gauge: 2 1/2 inch
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Item Views: 400
Item Interest: Average
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Catalog Page: 284
Class: Other
Description:

This muzzle loading line throwing cannon, also referred to as a Lyle gun, was manufactured by Sculler Safety Corporation. It has a 28 inch long iron barrel with a 2 1/2 inch bore. The front of the muzzle is stamped "SCULLER GUN 3712 TJC MMI PCT", and the brass plaque at the breech is marked "SCULLER/SAFETY CORP/No 3712/122 BROAD STREET/NEW YORK". The address is also on the left of the carriage in raised cast letters, with the company name on the right. Includes one weighted line projectile.

Rating Definition:

Very good with applied black paint and some areas of corrosion. The projectile has deep pitting on the weighted end.



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