Cannons for Sale
from WWI and before!
VERY Rare -
World War 1 - French 75mm Field Gun - Dated 1918!
Not available at
Serial No. 23647
almost impossible to find these
It has been
several years since we had one for
sale and this is located in the USA
for immediate delivery.
We don't know
of other one like this available for
sale anywhere at any price!
It has a plug
tack welded in the barrel about an 1
1/2 inside and tacked on the
opposite end also to prevent opening
The breech is
tack welded closed.
wheels move, but do need some
It has had the
wheels new spokes made by the Amish
about two years ago.
It is now
ready to be completely restored and
includes the original wheel
hardware with new wood and the
We can arrange
reasonable shipping anywhere or pick
it up FREE in Connecticut, USA!
will be available soon on request.
owner has had this gun for 35 years!
French 75mm Field Gun Details
French 75mm gun was perhaps the
world's best known and most
respected field gun at the start of
the First World War.
was the French Army’s main artillery
gun during World War I. It was
introduced in 1897 and was the first
fully integrated quick-firing gun.
It also had an innovative recoil
system that made for a smoother
the US became involved in World War
I, space on ships was limited and
manpower had priority over heavy
equipment, so American troops often
used French heavy equipment,
including this 75mm field gun.
World War I, it was upgraded with
pneumatic tires and improved
ammunition and was still the French
Army’s main artillery gun until the
1940s. France also exported this gun
to many other counties in the 1930s
and it was used in 1941 in World War
II against the Japanese in the
Philippines and in North Africa
against the Germans.
Weight: 5.55 kg
Muzzle Velocity: 625 meters/second
Maximum Range: 6860 meters
Produced: Over 17,000
Maximum Rate of Fire: 15
World War One United
States 75mm M1917 - Completely Restored - all original!
Same as British 18 Pounder - Model 1917
with slightly smaller bore.
This is only the third one we have ever
had for sale and by far the very best we have ever seen available!
A REAL museum piece!
The last two like this we had sold in
less then one day!
Built in 1917
Serial number: 1262
The photos of this gun tell the whole
There are a number of small
caliber bullet holes in the shield.
Note the bullet holes in the
This is an
all original Bethlehem steel 75mm field gun!
1980’s the model was decommissioned and only a few have been sold to
collectors. This unit has been in good hands and restored
skills. The original oak wheels in perfect condition.
these guns were purchased from United States by Finland during the Winter War.
The Finnish designation 75 K/17 Bethlehem.
restored from this same lot. (book ref. Itsenäisen Suomen Kenttätykit
Price: $59,995 US$
Located in Finland
(we can assist with export and shipping anywhere in the world)
Hotchkiss Rotary Gun #1
revolving cannon has 5 - 37mm barrels (which
place this weapon in the cannon category),
capable of firing 43 rounds a minute with an
accuracy range of 2000 yards (approximately
1 mile). Each feed magazine holds 10 rounds,
weighing approximately 18 lbs. The revolving
cannon was accompanied by a horse drawn
limber, which holds 110 rounds plus 6
magazines totaling 170 rounds.
A 100% original and
complete Hotchkiss 1885 5 barrel Revolving Gun
on it's original field carriage.
The bore is good, it
fires very well and spent shells extract just
It is ALL original parts.
Magazine and shells
It has a pedigree as it
was captured in Cuba in 1898 and brought to the
We have documentation of
it's whereabouts and providence since then.
Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon
– Model 1885
Serial No. 1198
Other Markings: PESO
225 Kg (weight of barrel
One of the more unusual
artillery weapons introduced in the West was the
37mm Hotchkiss revolving cannon. During the Milk
River Campaign of 1879, the Hotchkiss revolving
cannon was used against Sitting Bull's warriors.
This gun was also used in
Cuba during the Spanish American War by both
sides where this one was captured and returned
This is the Army version
known as a Field gun.
The gun was purchased
originally by the Spanish government and has
Spanish markings and saw use in Cuba.
The piece was a war trophy
brought back from Cuba in 1898 by the US Army.
We have fired this gun on
several occasions and it works GREAT!
Included is FREE delivery in the lower 48
The photo above shows a
similar gun with its horse drawn limber (not
included). This is NOT the exact gun offered
This photo above is to
show what it looks like when firing!
1879 Hotchkiss Army Rotary Gun #3
Sorry - sold the 1st day for $90,000
We currently have two (2) more in stock for4 immediate
delivery of one of the rarest cannons from this date period
This rare revolving cannon
has 5 - 37mm barrels (which place this weapon in the cannon
category), capable of firing 43 rounds a minute with an
accuracy range of 2000 yards (approximately 1 mile). Each
feed magazine holds 10 rounds, weighing approximately 18
lbs. The revolving cannon is accompanied by a horse drawn
limber, which holds 110 rounds plus 6 magazines totaling 170
This is a live gun that has been
shot 3 or 4 times by the current owner of the gun in the last 7
or 8 years.
There is a manual, bullet mold,
cartridge cases, blank cartridges, and other accessories
included in the sale.
A 100% original and complete Hotchkiss
1883 5 barrel Revolving Gun on it's original field carriage.
Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon – Model 1879
One of the more unusual artillery weapons
introduced in the West was the 37mm Hotchkiss revolving cannon.
During the Milk River Campaign of 1879, the Hotchkiss revolving
cannon was used against Sitting Bull's warriors.
These guns was also used in Cuba during
the Spanish American War too.
This is the Army version known as a Field
gun and is complete with original tools and accessories.
This gun has fired this gun on several
A rare pair of 1886 Japanese 7cm Bronze Mountain Guns
This is an extremely rare pair of Japanese Mountain Howitzers
that we have never seen available for sale before!
These two bronze mountain gun barrels made by Osaka Artillery Factory in Japan
in the 29th year of Meiji (AD 1896 if we are correct).
The rifling is in very good condition as are both guns
These markings on the trunnions on gun #1 & gun #2 show the
weight both the breech block and without.
The letters on trunnions read: 徐閉鎖機量 and 加閉鎖機量.
They mean that the (barrel) weight excluding breech block is 90kg and the weight
including breech block is 100kg on gun #1.
The (barrel) weight excluding
breech block is 88kg and the weight including breech block is 98kg on #2.
Price: $4,950 US$ each + shipping
Located in Singapore
7cm Mountain Gun
Introduced Year: 1883
Caliber: 75 mm
Barrel Length: 1.00 m
EL Angle of Fire: -10 to +21 Degrees
Shell Weight: 4.28 kg
Muzzle Velocity: 255 meters/sec
Weight: 0.256 ton
Range: 3,000 m
From about 1880, the Japanese wanted to produce artillery by themselves. Under
the guidance of the Italian, IJA designed new 75mm guns. They had a bronze
barrel, because the steel was expensive in Japan of those days. 7cm guns were
used as the main artillery during the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5, and also used
by the second line during the Russo-Japanese War.