Object Title

9 pr gun and trailer - 9 pr RML

9 pr gun and trailer - 9 pr RML

Date

1870

Object Number

XIX.789

Provenance

Royal Pioneer Corps,Simpson Barracks. Loan 18. Date of loan 19th September 1961. Returned from loan to the Royal Logistics Corps Grantham Glocestershire Summer 1995

Physical Description

Brass, rifled muzzle loading, 9 pr. cannon. The barrel with a front sight. The breech with a crowned garter encircling a VR cypher very worn. There is a copper vent. The barrel shows some sign of wear. The cascabel is pierced and secured to the trail by an iron bracket. The barrel is mounted on a grey painted wooden carriage with two wheels each of twelve spokes. Some of the wheels are repaired with fibreglass. Number of grooves in barrel is three

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of barrel: 71.5 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

3 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Beneath the VR cypher are the numbers 7.3.1. The right trunnion is marked 08 and X31/1134. The right trunnion is marked RF /No 108/I/1870

Associations

Places Britain