From what I've read, the French brought a pair of these into action against the Moroccan oasis-town of Figuig in 1903 and after a few hour's bombardment, in which several hundred inhabitants were killed, the town surrendered.
This cannon was superceded in 1877 with the introduction of the deBange, and represents the perfect obsolescent weaponry that might end up in the armory of La Coloniale. It's interesting to note that the model pictured was modernised in 1888.
|Old Glory 25mm Cruesot|
|Old Glory 25mm Krupp|
For Soldier's Companion, I'm tempted to rate this as a low-powered 12-pdr breechloader:
Weight: Medium Pen: 1/1 DV: 1 RoF:1 Crew: 4 Range: 3/6
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