£300.00 (inc. VAT)

Original Unofficial HMS Hercules Gun Tampion – Loose

White metal cast figure of Hercules from one of the tampion big guns of HMS Hercules

This would have originally been mounted onto a large wooden tampion

Unofficial badge design,  as the badge pre dates the standardisation of all Royal Navy badges that came into effect in 1919

Before the standardisation a senior rank or the crew itself decided on the design that would be on the badge

HMS Hercules was a Colossus-class battleship built by Palmers, launched in 1910, and commissioned in 1911 at Portsmouth

In August 1914 she joined the Grand Fleet

At the Battle of Jutland, she fought in the 6th Division along with Marlborough, Revenge and Agincourt

1916, HMS Hercules was transferred to become flagship of the 4th Battle Squadron

Sold to a German ship breaker, HMS Hercules left Rosyth Dockyard under tow, to be scrapped at Kiel

Dimensions :

24cm height x 15cm widest point

1.3 kg weight

We also have mounted brass HMS Hercules available in separate listings. We ship all over the Globe , if you would like a freight quote please contact us with your delivery details

We have been the Worlds largest dealers in these original Royal Navy artefacts for over twenty years now, the bulk of our stock coming directly from invitation by the Royal Navy and the Royal Navy Museum in Portsmouth Dockyard

In a market full of souvenirs & fakes, we are are proud to present to you these, the ‘Real McCoy,’ in which to confidently invest, and wholeheartedly enjoy

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