Gavels n Paddles: Civil War-era cannon, $350,750, James D. Julia

Gavels n Paddles: Civil War-era cannon, $350,750, James D. Julia

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by Ken Hall
A Confederate New Orleans-made 12-pound bronze Napoleon on carriage cannon with limber sold for $350,750 at a Firearms Auction held March 15-16 by James D. Julia Auctioneers in Fairfield, Me. Also, a factory engraved gold and silver Colt SAA pistol, shown at the 1876 World’s Fair, rang out at $333,500; a W. J. Jeffrey & Co. double rifle (cal. .450/.400), used by Col. Jim Corbett to shoot 44 tigers, hit the mark for $264,500; and an English presentation 1855 Charter Oak Colt Root, to William Read, hit $132,250. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels n Paddles: Civil War-era cannon, $350,750, James D. Julia