1/24 29-100 Palmer Gatling Gun Early American Machine Gun
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Molded in silver, including brass plated parts and metal chain. About 6 inches long when built. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including instructions. The Gatling Gun was invented by Richard Jordan Gatling in about 1862. The first version fired .58 caliber bullets. Later improvements led to .30 caliber bullets being fired by a hand crank from a gravity fed magazine. Firing rate was 400 round per minute. The hand cranked gun stayed in production until 1911 and was first used during the US Civil War at the siege of Petersburg, Virginia.
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