Object Title

Artillery ammunition - MK. III Canister

Artillery ammunition - MK. III Canister

Date

1850-1899

Object Number

XX.51

Physical Description

Mark III for 12pdr B.L. There are three slightly projecting bands at the top, bottom and middle of the cylinder. The top plate which has a lifting handle is stamped:
N III R Broad Arrow L 12 Pr B.L. OR Q.F.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 8.5in (21.6cm), Diameter: 2.9in (7.4cm), Weight: 12.5lb (5.7kg)

Calibre

3 in

Associations

Places England