Original 12 Pound Bronze Mountain Howitzer

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Extremely Rare Cyrus Alger Civil War cannon! 

Original Bronze Mountain Howitizer

Almost impossible to find in this fine condition.

 It is mounted on a Steen No. 1 reproduction field carriage.

  

 

Markings:  Top of barrel: U.S.  

Muzzle: 87 = Army Registry Number

Muzzle: L.A. B. W.  =  (Louis A. de Barth Walbach - Inspectors initials L.A.B.W. - 1835-53)

Left trunnion: 1853 = Manufacture date

Left Trunnion Rim base: # 464

Right Trunnion:  C.A. Boston = Cyrus Alger & Co., Boston Mass

Weight: 220 lbs.

Barrel Length: 37 inches

Bore:  4.62 inches

Range: 900 yards

 

Priced below market at $72,000 US$ with FREE delivery in the USA

1835 Drawing of 12 pound Mountain Howitzer

Download larger scan here: http://www.longcamp.com/online_storage/model1835.jpg

Almost the exact same Civil War cannon on display in a museum below!

12 pounder mountain howitzer on display at Fort Laramie in eastern Wyoming (Oct. 5, 2004)

There is also an exact duplicate at Gettysburg on display.

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