by Guns Of History Wood & Metal Kit
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
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