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Extremely Rare Yachtsman's Signal Cannon

Extremely Rare Yachtsman's Signal Cannon

8103

Regular price $ 24,500.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 24,500.00 USD
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Fabulous early twentieth century signal cannon by an American maker.

With brass makers plate that reads:

B & H YACHT CANNON
HOTCHKISS PATTERN
STYLE MARK 1900 - 4
NAVAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
SOLE MAKERS
95 LIBERTY ST. NEW YORK U.S.A
PATENT PENDING.

This signal cannon is a holy grail of yachting cannons. With Pedestal base, long barrel on swivel. This is to the famous Hotchkiss pattern military gun. Signal cannon like this were used onboard the Grand Steam Yachts. This is an incredible find. With wood handle, pull cord, original builders specification plate.

This signal cannon is not a weapon, it does not fire projectiles.

Weight: 47 lbs
Overall Dimensions: 35" H x 39" W x 5" D
Made: American
Material: Brass
Date: 1900

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