HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 – BIG BORE FROM 1811

A happy New Year to all readers and friends of my blog! Below is a really big bore from Napoleon’s time, made in 1811 in Liège, Belgium.

Look here for the Video

The following pictures show the proof of one of these guns with blackpowder, finally 1000g in the small town of Veere, Zeeland, The Netherlands, managed by members of the Association “Vesting Veere”.

Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands: History of the guns ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Historic gun in Veere, The Netherlands ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Members of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, running the blackpowder proof of a historic gun ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Member of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, preparing the blackpowder proof ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Members of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, running the blackpowder proof of a historic gun ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Members of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, running the blackpowder proof of a historic gun ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Members of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, running the blackpowder proof of a historic gun ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Members of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, running the blackpowder proof of a historic gun ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands: Blackpowder proof of a historic gun©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Members of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, running the blackpowder proof of a historic gun ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands: Blackpowder proof of a historic gun©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands: Tools for the blackpowder proof of a historic gun©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch
Members of the Association Vesting Veere, The Netherlands, running the blackpowder proof of a historic gun ©Hunting-Heritage-Brauchitsch

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