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NY, Fort Slocum - 15 inch Rodman Gun closeup - RPPC - 606290-2

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NY, Fort Slocum - 15 inch Rodman Gun closeup - RPPC - 606290-2

$20.00

New York postcard - Fort Slocum, NY

EKC on stamp box

Close up of a 15 inch Rodman Gun including a plaque that reads:  ONE OF SEVERAL SIMILAR GUNS FORMING THE ARMAMENT OF FORT SLOCUM ABOUT 1872 / WEIGHT OF GUN 49,000 LBS / WEIGHT OF SOLID SHOT 450 LBS / WEIGHT OF SHELL WITH BURSTING CHARGE 330 LBS / A BLACK POWDER CHARGE OF 110 LBS WAS REQUIRED TO CARRY SHOT OF SHELL ABOUT 4 MILES / IT'S MAXIMUM ACCURATE RANGE

ON THE FACE OF THE CANON LIKE PART - HAS:  NO 153  / G A and CO / 49,600 LBS / TTSL / 1872

Shows a couple of canon balls behind it

Would think that this would be a great addition to a collection of canons, guns etc with its descriptive and visual clarity

  • Please note that the majority of the cards are over 50 years old and as such, are sold AS IS. Tears will be noted but it would be too timely to note each fault on every card.  If condition is important to you - contact us with our number in the title & what it is that you would like to know or what it is that you would like pictured more closely.

  • Again, because of the age of the cards - they are noted as being USED - no matter if they are written on or not.


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