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1889 Article Canet Barbette Turret Marine Gun French Societe Forges et MAB1

1889 Article Canet Barbette Turret Marine Gun French Societe Forges et MAB1

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This is an original 1889 half-page print article "Canet Barbette Turret for a Twelve-and-a-half-inch Marine Gun", with an illustration of the turret. This halftone image shows the interior arrangement of a turret designed for supporting and maneuvering a heavy gun for marine service. It was designed and built by the French Societe des Forges et Chantiers, for the armament of several coast defense vessels just built for the Japanese Government.

CONDITION

This 122+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is bleed through due to the printing on the reverse. There are yellow stains on the left side of this print.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12.25 inches; 23 x 31 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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