London, South Kensington
16 May 2007
A BRASS AND STEEL MODEL OF A 12-POUNDER QUICK-FIRING GUN
with tapering steel barrel, brass sights and mounting, set on a wooden plinth with plate engraved 12 POUNDER 12 CWT GUN Q.F. MK1 ON 12 POUNDER MK P.1. NAVAL MOUNTING RANGE 8000 YDS MUZZLE VELOCITY 2525 FEET PER SECOND WEIGHT OF PROJECTILE 12½ LBS -- 8½in. (22cm.) high.
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