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15th-16th Century Spanish Iron Hand Cannon And Signal Cannon


£675 | $899 USD | €765 EUR
Item Number: SA652860
Date of manufacture: 16th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Original Retro
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15th-16th Century Spanish Iron Hand Cannon, Signal Cannon and an Cannon Ball.
These are three medieval pieces of weaponry of most probably Spanish origin.
The largest piece is a hand cannon or mortar, it could be attached to a wooden stock with a metal band between the two rings cast on the barrel,
it also has a powder pan before the touch hole cast on to it.
The cannon has an tapered barrel and cast in a mould, the muzzle opening is about 28mm
The second piece is most probably a signal cannon, used in the field to announced an attack etc., it has an slight tapered barrel with one ring cast on to it, it most probably had once a powder pan before the touch hole, the muzzle opening is about 20mm.
The third piece is a iron cannon ball of approx. 50mm in diameter.
All three pieces having a very nice patina.
All three items have been found in the Netherlands at an excavation near Haarlem in the 1960s, it was were the Spanish troops laid a bloody siege to the city of Haarlem in 1572-1573.
Largest cannon: Height approx. 115mm - Width: approx. 60mm at the nozzle and approx. 92mm at the base.
Second cannon: Height approx. 105mm - Width: approx. 45mm at the muzzle and approx. 68mm at the base.
The cannon ball has a diameter of approx. 50mm
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 16th Century.


Height = 11.5 cm (4.5")
Width = 9.2 cm (3.6")
Depth = 9.2 cm (3.6")

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Original Retro
Valley Antique Centre
Suite 5 Unit 8
Pennine Industrial Park
Valley Road
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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