Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour - To be sold 28th March 2017

A fine 1:4 scale model of a 5 1/2 inch Howitzer, the carriage and limber built as a template at the Bombay Artillery's Gun Carriage Manufactory, Colaba Island, in 1822; brass ordnance 11 inches including cascobel, brass mounted carriage and limber with iron rimmed spoked wheels, the trail bearing brass plaque inscribed 'Captain Thew/ Agent/ 1822 Bombay', further plaque inscribed 'Carriage Howitzer/ brass with Limber/ Heavy 5 1/2 Inch/ Scale 3 inch to a foot', brass number plate 'No 118', ammunition box with partitioned interior, length when assembled approximately 5.5 feet.

Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000
Lot: To be sold 28th March 2017
Sale: Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour - 28 Mar 2017


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