CC Brand Whaling Harpoon Gun

Circa 1840
36 inches long, barrel 2 inch diameter, 7/8 inch bore
 
   

CC Brand Whaling Harpoon Gun
 

Circa 1840
36 inches long, barrel 2 inch diameter, 7/8 inch bore
 
   

An American Whaling instrument, this C.C. Brand is a rare iron and wood Whaling Shoulder Gun. This percussion hammer firearm would have been used to shoot a bomb lance into hunted whales, with devastating effect. Shows wear consistent with use at sea. Missing the trigger guard.