Second half of the 19th century. 46 1/2" length with 27 1/4" octagonal/round .60 cal barrel with broad front band pierced for a sling swivel. Inlet for trigger guard but none remaining. Two medial bands missing. The stock cracked behind the breech with large chip out. Lock ill fitting and non functional. Dane guns were made of obsolete parts and traded to Africans. Some were assembled in Europe, or as in this case, the parts traded and the guns completed by Africans. They were an integral part of the slave trade and numerous pictures depict slavers carrying them. Until the 1960s, there was little interest in the history of slavery. Owing to their crude construction and lack of appeal outside the slavery context, few Dane guns survive. Ex. Methodist Missionary Society.

Stock Number: U224


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