• Danie van der Merwe
    Huge 9.2" disappearing gun dating back to 1880's was discovered under a demolished swimming pool at a B&B in Cape Town

    Disappearing guns are considered to be a uniquely British feat of military engineering, and Hart’s research has found very few of these cannon-sized ‘guns’ were used worldwide. According to documents found in the Western Cape Archives and Records Service, at least three disappearing guns were brought to the Cape from England. The New South Wales State Heritage Register mentions...  more