Breech Loading Cannons Sold
Original Hotchkiss 1.65 inch Mountain Rifle
(Also called a 2lb. Quick Firing Gun)
Model 1886 - Built 1890
Used in the Indian and Spanish-American Wars
An original still "Working" Cannon
This Gun is complete and is field ready to FIRE.
These great Hotchkiss Mountain Rifles were used in the Indian Wars and four of the guns were used at the battle of Wounded Knee. They were also used extensively in the Spanish American War. It is estimated than less than fifty of these guns survive world-wide today. This is an original cannon that is complete. The tube and carriage was built by American Ordinance Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
This gun is in like New Condition!
Huge & very rare bronze Portuguese
"Breech Loading" Cannon
An extremely large and rare 16/17th Century Portuguese Breech Loading cannon recovered in the Spice Islands of Indonesia! With Arabic/Java inscriptions that were most likely added much later and used up until the late 1800's.
It is 67 inches long and
has a 1.75 inch bore. The weight is 244 lbs. and it has a 4.5 inch diameter
This cannon dates from the very late 1500's to the early 1600's and was probably cast in Portugal or in Brunei by the Portuguese for use on the local river trading boats. It has been extensively fired but is still in very good condition. The price includes a Certificate of Authenticity and an export permit for an antiquity when it was exported from South East Asia! Hurry, this one will sell very QUICK!
Inventory Number: Breech#13-ARW110
A GREAT Bronze Breech Loading Rail Cannon
This cannon is an extremely rare Breech Loader and is complete with the original breech block, swivel and locking wedge!
It is almost impossible to find a cannon like this with the original breech as they are always lost!
The iron needs treatment and freeing up or removal, but the bronze is absolutely pristine as is the patina.
The very large decoration is just amazing!
Length: 34 inches (87 CM)
Bore: .75 inch
Weight: 22 lbs (10 kg.)
Date: 16th Century
Sold June 19, 2007
Bronze Breech Loading Rail Cannon
An extremely rare 16/17th Century Portuguese Breech Loading cannon recovered in the Spice Islands of Indonesia!
Length: 42.25 inches long
Bore: 1.25 inches
Muzzle diameter: 3.25
Weight: 42.25 lbs
No breech block with this one.
Only damage is to the iron monkey tail!
Sold Breech loading Cannons!
Sold - January 2007
Small Bronze Breech-loading cannon
Sorry - SOLD
The Brunei Dragon Breechloader was sold on April 19, 2004 foronly$10,000 US$.
The larger Dragon sold for only $8,000 US$!
The two cannons above would bring double that price today!
16th Century - 57 inch Breech Loader
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Last up-dated on 06/14/2011