13 inch Dictator Seacoast Mortar The massive 13 Seacoast Mortar (Base 5x 5) was used by both side of the ACW conflict. The mortar while very difficult to move, was worth the effort because as few as eight of these massive mortars could lay seige to an entire city. The mortars could fire a shell every 13 minutes, so eight…
805 Tuscan mortar - 1746. This tuscan mortar with its original name, was used for half a century in many infantry battles. Pulled by horses it could be moved very quickly and provided devastating effectiveness especially at short range.
19th Century French Caronade This powder was built in France following the English one, cast one century before. The screwed sight, the stronger breech and the gun carriage running on a track, made the French carronade more efficient. The gun was placed onto the first and second range vessels.
803 Falconet - XV century This Falconet was designed by Leonardo da Vinci. A modern chassis with re-designed sighting allowing for easy training & particularly with rear loading making this an excellent weapon.
This is the most elementary launching arm based on the bow principle. It was used for towns and citadels capture and defense. The Roman catapult launched stones or stone balls and sand leather bags to blind soldiers and riders.
The tower was built in the age of the Roman Empire. An original tower, taken from Roman documents, is shown at the Museum of Civita Tomana at Rome. The kit contains all cut size wood and the metal cast head.
816 Roman tower - X Century. The tower was built in the age of the Roman empire. An original tower, taken from Roman documents, is shown at the Museum of Civilta Romana at Rome Eur. The kit contains all cut size wood & the metal cast head.