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Title Miniature bronze model of Armstrong gun barrel
Nationality British
Period c 1870

This model barrel is 8.5cm long and of approximately .177 calibre. Armstrong barrels were principally made for coastal batteries and men o' war from about 1860-85. Famously the CSS Alabama, a Confederate blockade runner in the US Civil War, was equipped with these.

This is a working barrel, fully bored out with a touch hole. The bore inside is nice and clean and it should, therefore, shoot nicely, should anyone wish to use it. It is lightly patinated throughout.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Firearms : Cannons : British : 19th Century]


Bayonets arrived safe today. Nice bayonets. Thanks for the good and fast delivery.

M G, Germany, 19.09.2007

Received eagle today, exellent and well wrapped, thank you.

D T, UK, 15.02.2006