BNA mortars, replica cannons, and signal cannons are all custom made in a machine shop on the North Carolina coast. Quality and superior design is the first priority as well as adhering to historical scale parameters. Production is very limited. BNA cannons and mortars are highly collectible. You will not be disappointed with this mortar. If you are looking for a high quality mortar that makes plenty of noise, this is it. We have 100% positive feedback.
Beaufort Naval Armorers updated the Bronze Eprouvette Mortars in 2006. They are now 3 LBS. HEAVIER but are still the same price. The finishing lines are crisp and sharp. The new bronze mortars are fully machined. Formerly they were finished out using marine grade manganese bronze castings. They are now being manufactured from Alloy 464 3.25” Naval Brass round bar stock. Alloy 464, or Tobin Bronze, provides excellent quality with the strength for superior structural integrity. These mortars start out as 20 pounds of raw material and are machined to the finished bronze weight of 9.25 lbs.
This heavy duty Bronze BNA Mortar is exceptionally STRONG and LOUD. It is a convenient size and great FUN TO FIRE. Amaze your friends on the 4th of July or at any other celebration! All BNA mortars are high pressure tested.
Dimensions: Height 5”, Length 5.75”, Width 3.5”, Base 3.5” x 4”, Weight 9.25 lbs.
Important notes: 1) The bore is sized 1.7” to accommodate a golf ball properly. 2) There are 4 drilled and threaded holes (5/16”-18) hidden under the base plate to provide the option of mounting the mortar onto a larger base if desired.
EXTRAS: this mortar will be shipped with: 5 pages of information about BNA firing recommendations, 6 feet of cannon fuse, a plastic cup to help measure black powder loads, and samples of #22 corks which work very well as wadding to achieve extra loud blank reports.
Please visit our website at bircherinc.com B.N.A. cannons are considered replicas of antique firearms. B.N.A. holds a Federal NFA Class III License as a Dealer in Firearms.
Shipping cost will be the actual UPS Ground Service charges with insurance. USA only. We accept payment by Money Orders, PayPal, and credit cards by phone to 252-726-5470. Proof of age is required for purchases. Please email if you have any questions before you place your bid.
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