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GUNS OF HISTORY CIVIL WAR CAISSON Ammunition Carriage 1:16 SCALE

GUNS OF HISTORY CIVIL WAR CAISSON Ammunition Carriage 1:16 SCALE

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Guns Of History CAISSON Ammunition Carriage 1:16 Scale

by Guns Of History   Wood & Metal Kit 

HISTORY

The caisson was a two-wheeled carriage used to transport ammunition. It carried two ammunition chests and a spare wheel. A stock ending in a crescent moon-shaped lunette allowed the caisson to be hooked to a limber, just like any artillery piece. A caisson with its limber thus held three ammunition chests. The limber hauling the gun carriage was equipped with another, for a total of four ammunition chests per team.

When taken into battle, a caisson was always attached to a limber and pulled by a team of four to six horses. The caisson crew was under the direction of a corporal, who reported to the sergeant in

KIT FEATURES

Historically accurate and perfectly scaled

Cleanly cast Britannia metal components

Two Authentically detailed ammunition chests

Realistic spoked wheels with metal rims & axels

Clearly written illustrated instructions

Easy to build assembly and painting time 5-10 hours

Guns Of History Kit No. MS4009

Model Length 8-1/2" / Width 4-1/2" / Height 4" / Scale 1:16  /  Weight 1 lb. 4 oz.

Difficulty Level:  Entry Level 

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