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Royal Navy 24 Pounder Carriage Gun

Royal Navy 24 Pounder Carriage Gun


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Matter: Iron and wood
Length: 28 cm
Width: 12 cm
Height: 13 cm
Weight: 1.195 kg

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Iron cannons were made by blacksmiths, so consequently were plain, practical and inexpensive compared to bronze ones. Bars of iron were welded together to form a tube, with reinforcing rings shrunk around the outside.

Our replica is of a 17th-century Royal Navy 24 pounder carriage gun and, typically, is devoid of decoration and built for hard duty. Complete with lashed restraining ropes - necessary because when fired, the gun could recoil three feet inside the ship. With a barrel of black alloy, the 12 pounder cannon is mounted on an oak-stained timber carriage with wooden wheels.

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