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1892 Pratt & Whitney/Hotchkiss United States Navy 37mm One Pounder

Huge Price Reduction!

1892 USN 1 Pounder for sale       1892 USN 1 Pounder for sale

This gun is beautifully restored to firing condition and is a documented United States Navy 37 MM deck/landing gun.  This gun served on the USS Vicksburg from 1892 through out the Spanish American War.  The USS Vicksburg served off the Cuban coast and later in the Philippines and was the ship that landed Colonel Funston on his successful mission to the capture rebel leader Aquinaldo.

Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale

The gun is in excellent, fully operational condition.   The adjustable rear sight is original.  The front site is a brass exact copy of the original.  The cleaning rod is a copy made in oak from an original pattern. The stock arm is a copy of the original but beautifully cast in brass and lettered correctly. All brass has been beautifully finished. Because it was made in 1892, BATF registration is not required and anyone can own it anywhere.

 Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale   Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale  Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale

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The landing carriage is original and has been professionally restored as well.

The wheels and hubs are made from originals, as are the oak dovetailed ammo boxes.

Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale   Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale   Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale

The owner has fired this gun and it functions very well.

  The bore is above average.

 The gun has been blued.

  The dropping block works perfectly and ejects the shells perfectly after firing.

The overall condition of the gun is mint and suitable for a collection room center piece or actually shooting in the field.

 It takes the long, heavy one pounder shells.

 We have a source for securing these shells and reloading same if needed.

Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale    Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale   Spanish-American War 1892 USN cannon for sale 

      

This gun is documented as being on the USS Vicksburg during the Spanish American War. One of their missions was the offloading of Frederick Funston of the 20 Kansas USVs who went into the Philippine jungle and captured rebel leader Aguinaldo.  There is lot of information on the web available.

John Morris is a USNA graduate and did the research the owner has on this gun.
The documentation and photo copies from the National Archives are included in the sale.

Don't miss this once in a lifetime chance to own a piece of American history!

Price Reduced to: $94,950 US$!

We will deliver this free anywhere in the lower 48 states!

 

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