Difficulty - Hard close to Extreme
The puzzle is to remove the cannonball from this curious brass cannon.
This is one of a group of Take Apart puzzles that some refer to as Progressive Move puzzles. There is no simple, single move, straightforward solution.
Based on a wooden cannonball puzzle made from wood circa 1881-1884. This puzzle was seen published in Hoffmann's Puzzles Old and New by Professor Hoffman in 1893.
This is the same puzzle as the Bits & Pieces reproduction done in the 1990's.Size: 70mm x 32mm x 30mm