Object Title

2 pr swivel gun and carriage

2 pr swivel gun and carriage

Date

1720-1760

Object Number

XIX.644

Provenance

R.E.M.E. H.Q. West Court, Finchampstead, Wokingham, Berks. Loan 71, Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

GR & Crown on the first reinforce, the cypher of the Master General of Ordnance is indecipherable. The gun has been overcleaned. There is a Traversing Tiller of copper possibly added at a later date. Mounted on wooden truck carriage

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 36 in, Diameter of trunnions: 2 in, Diameter of breech ring: 6 and 5/8 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

2 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Metal plate on top of carriage says 'PLATE 2 R.A. ESTATE'.

Associations

Places Britain