Object Title

6 pr gun and carriage

6 pr gun and carriage

Date

1813

Object Number

XIX.66

Provenance

Captured at Waterloo

Physical Description

The name of the gun is L'AMERIQUE; the base-ring is inscribed METZ. LE. 24 7 bre, and 1813, and the cascabel bears the name VALLETTE. The right trunnion is marked No.254, the left 387 (kilos). The rear-sight has been broken away

Dimensions

Weight: 7 cwt 2 qtrs 11 lbs (387 kg)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 254

Calibre

6 pr

Associations

Bibliographic References

H.L.Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, Ordnance Catalogue, H.M.S.O. London 1976, p.127.

Notes

'Vallette': Strasbourg, Metz.
'Commissaire des Fontes' at Strasbourg, 1804-08 and at Metz, 1808-13. Christian names unknown.