1870s-80s Cast Iron Burglar Alarm Cannon

1870s-80s Cast Iron Burglar Alarm Cannon

Code: anta00009dca-CON


Product Description


ARTIFACT: Circa 1870's-80's Cast Iron Burglar Alarm Cannon. This simple device made of cast iron and wood, was set up with a black powder charge and rigged up to go off if an exterior door was opened to awake the persons inside the house and alert them to potential intruders.

VINTAGE: Circa 1870's -1880's

SIZE: Approximately 10 ??" x 3"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cast iron and wood



ITEM NOTES: This is from a large collection of American antiques which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-DMB-25-15 LABEX5/15

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine - Very Fine): Door cannon shows moderate to heavy wear and oxidation.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.