Coehorn Mortar by Barneys Cannon Inc--SOLD
Civil War style model similar to the US Model 1838 Coehorn mortar. Cast iron, with 2 1/4 inch bore. The cannon itself measures 8 inches in length with a screw elevation. The cast iron sled measures 5 1/2 inch x 14 inch. On the bottom of the barrel is cast Barneys Cannon Inc, So Bend, Indiana. Extremely heavy. Barneys Cannon Inc in South Bend Indiana ( 1964-1969) was a small backyard maker of signal cannons and Civil War replica pieces. Almost all of their models were cast iron and intended to be fired.