Details: Antique Civil War era artillery rangefinder for cannons.
US Stadia sight. Brass. Approx 5 1/4" in length. Markings include Frankford Arsenal, US Stadia. Geo W. Simons and Bros. Manufactured Philadelphia.
Estimated cannon range against cavalry or infantry. Includes pocket chain lanyard.
This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.
National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.
Condition / Notes: This antique artillery rangefinder shows well, with moderate age and wear. Brass shows mild oxidation, age.
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