1875 A Mountain Gun Style Cannon in 85mm - the hardened steel barrel shot both artillery and ball and is right turn rifled. Breech loading, few examples of this early large caliber Mountain gun exist. By 1893 the caliber was scaled to 75mm. Oak and Steel Wheels, Steel carriage. Pins detach for easy dismantling.
The hardened steel canon barrel consists of the state of the art hardening processes Krupp developed through the Bessemer process and Open hearth furnace metallurgy developed by the Krupp company during this time at the beginning of the worldwide use of steel made affordable because of the Bessemer process. This new hardened steel was adopted by the British for all their rifles. Later examples of this mountain gun can be seen in 1the 1893 and 1905 Mountain Guns. Then the Cannon was acquired by the Private William Rolland Museum, Newbery Park, California where it has been on display in the second story. 33" diameter wheels, 39" barrel, 70" carriage, and approx 36" wide lug to lug.
Price is 89,999.99. The item "Rare 1875 Krupp Howitzer Mountain Cannon 85mm military German ww2 ww1 wwii ww1" is in sale since Sunday, January 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Black Powder". The seller is "nextgreatactionhero" and is located in Carmel, California.
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