Home Decor Restoration #176


Vintage Cannon Ball | eXibit collection

This Original vintage 83cm barrel "Old Colonial” Cannon was completely stripped and re-armored for another battle!

Item:

"The Old Colonial" Large 80cm Long x 54cm High, Full Sized Replica Ship Signal Cannon.

Condition:

Was used as a Historical display item at "The Colonist Tavern" Norwood, Adelaide S.A. In Non-working order, cosmetically in a very poor state.

Requirements:

Full Restoration.

Item underwent:

  • Complete dismantlement
  • Parts repaired
  • Wood frame sanded, stained and glossed
  • cannon polished and painted black
  • Original Cannon Ball was purchased and added

Status:

SOLD

New lease on life location:

Port Fairy, VIC.

History: 

This item was originally displayed at “the Colonist Tavern” located on The Parade Norwood which was going strong since 1851. A charming and charismatic Adelaide Pub.