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Lot 62154637

Bombard mortar signal cannon - Bronze - Late 16th century

British - 15th - 16th century - Signal / celebration / dust test - AKA "Thunder Mug" Bronze cup shaped hand cannon. These devices were used on ships for various tasks, such as signaling approach to the coast and other ships, celebrating and testing gunpowder to make sure it didn't get wet. This specimen has a beautiful patina and is probably of... more
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30 Sep 2022
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Italy
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