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Winchester 98 Signal Cannon
The 10 gauge, Winchester Model 98 Breech Loading Signal Cannon was designed and patented by Charles H. Griffith for the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1901. The cannon debuted for sale in the March 1903 Winchester Catalog. Chrome Plated Model was added to the line in the 1930's. The cannon was manufactured at Winchester's facility in New Haven, Connecticut until 1958. In the 1970's the Bellmore Johnson Company obtained the rights to produce the cannon and has added several other models to the line. Today, over a century later the cannon is still produced in southern Connecticut, just miles from the original Winchester factory.
Per policy and Rules, this is item does not use projectiles and is designed for signal or noise making only. Seller can not control end user's safe use of this product and user should be familiar with safe handling procedures.
THIS IS A USED CANNON, YOU CAN USE FOR STARTING AND ENDING SAILBOAT RACES, SUN RISE, SUNSET SALUTES, OR JUST BE LOUD . MANY PEOPLE USE THESE ON BOATS (YACHTS) AND ARE THE PRIMARY TOOL FOR RACE COMMITTEES ALL OVER THE WORLD. IT HAS ABLACKFINISH, AND CAST WHEELS . A REAL CROWD PLEASER AROUND THE 4TH OF JULY, NEW YEARS, etc. YOU CAN BUY THE BLANKS ONLINE AND AT MANY GUN STORES AND SUPPLY PLACES. CLEANING EQUIPMENT AND SPECIAL ACCESSORIES ARE ALSO READILY AVAILABLE. THIS SIGNAL CANNON RETAILS FOR AROUND $649.00 plus shipping and tax etc. THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GET ONE FOR LESS. THIS IS A FUN TOY THAT PRODUCES A HUGE SOUND FAR BEYOND ITs APPEARANCE.