18 Pounder - Shilo, MB
The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum based in Shilo, Manitoba maintains an 18 Pounder, Mk. II Field Gun upgraded with pneumatic tires, Reg. No. 8864.
Front, side and rear view - 18 Pounder No 8864 is in good shape. The gun appears to be intact with no rust visible.
Cypher, stamps and other markings - The numbers close to the breech (8-2-25) represent the weight of the barrel (hundredweight-quarters-pounds) which would be equivalent to 977 lbs. It is also stamped VSN 1918, Serial No. 8864.
Wheels - Pneumatic tires appear in good shape. Are they original?
Gun Stores - None apparent in photograph.