Discover the wonders of Leonardo da Vinci with this re-created, working catapult model.
Leonardo da Vinci improved upon the catapult designs of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. This model is a faithful reproduction.
Catapults were first invented during the era of the Ancient Greeks and Romans, however it was during the Middle Ages that they came to prominence. Leonardo da Vinci developed a range of innovative war machines that improved upon traditional medieval designs. He designed this catapult in 1485.
Follow the easy to use instructions and assemble with pre-cut and pre-drilled wooden pieces. This catapult is adjustable and includes principles of stored energy, ratchets and is a show piece when not in use.
Size: assembled, 45 x 42 x 16 cm; box, 25 x19 x 5.5 cm
Weight: 450g approx