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Royal French 24-pdr heavy cannon – Vallière System M1732, plate created by Christian Rogge.

Note: all feet and inches are expressed in Paris foot (1' = 32.5 cm).

The piece weighed about 225 times the weight of its shot.

The length of the carriage bracket cheeks was approximately 13.5'. The height of the wheels 58” (157 cm). The width of the French track was 3' 11” (124.3 cm). In the accompanying illustration, the main draft of the carriage does not illustrate the wheels camber angle.

Reproduced with the kind authorisation of Christian Rogge.

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Copyright Christian Rogge.

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