It is most elementary launching arm based on the bow principle, it was used for towns and citadels capture and defence. The Roman Catapult launched stones or stone balls and sand leather bags to blind soldiers and riders.
This model kit features quality brass, metal and wood fittings. The wood detailing is all laser cut to ensure accuracy of assembly and the plans provided are clear and detailed. This makes for an excellent display piece.
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