Fine Vintage 1970's Gothic Tudor Style Mounted Cannon On Spoke Wheels Desktop Ornament

Fine Vintage 1970's Gothic Tudor Style Mounted Cannon On Spoke Wheels Desktop Ornament

Fine Vintage 1970's Gothic Tudor Style Mounted Cannon On Spoke Wheels Desktop Ornament

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About this item

-1 Fine decorative small in the Gothic Tudor style vintage mounted cannon on spoke wheels desktop display ornament.
-Rather cool stylish with 2 cannonballs on the back & the wheels move.
-Perfect to display on top of your office desk or man cave display area.
-Circa late 20th century 1970's.
-A nice Easter gift.
-Sought after by collectors.
-The first usage of cannon in Great Britain was possibly in 1327, when they were used in battle by the English against the Scots.
-Under the Tudors, the first forts featuring cannon batteries were built, while cannon were first used by the Tudor navy.
-Cannon were later used during the English Civil War for both siegework and extensively on the battlefield.
-Cannon were first used abroad by the English during the Hundred Years War, when primitive artillery was used at the Battle of Crécy.
-With the Age of Discovery and the establishment of the Thirteen Colonies, cannon saw use in British armies in North America, first against the rival colony of New France, and later during the American Revolutionary War.
-From the 18th century to the present day, the Royal Regiment of Artillery has formed the artillery of the British Army.
-The Royal Navy developed the carronade in the 18th century, although they disappeared from use in the 1850s.
-As with other western cannon of the period, cannon used by the British Army and the Royal Navy became longer ranged and more destructive in the 19th and 20th centuries.
-Made of fibreglass.
-Condition report.
-Offered in fine charming used worn condition.
-Having scuffs, scratches, stains, wear marks commensurate with usage & age.
-Golden decoration trim is missing on one side.
-1 Cannonball is also missing, wheels do wobble.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres approx

10" High (25cm)
8.5" Width (22cm)
16.5" Length depth (42cm)

Dimensions

W22.0 x H25.0 x D42.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Apparent Wear and Tear

Brand/manufacturer

Handmade

Date of manufacture

1970s

Period

Late 20th Century

Seller

VAT status

Seller is not VAT registered

SKU

48150399
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