Brickmania Lafayette Gun (12 Pounder)...
Brickmania Lafayette Gun (12 Pounder) – Revolutionary War Heavy Siege Gun
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About the Lafayette Gun (12 Pounder) – Revolutionary War Heavy Siege Gun:
British General Lord Charles Cornwallis and his army surrendered to General George Washington’s American force and its French allies at the Battle of Yorktown on October 19, 1781. One of three division commanders in the American army during the Yorktown campaign was 24-year-old Maj. Gen. Marquis de Lafayette who oversaw an attack during the battle on Redoubt 10 with 400 men led by Lt. Col. Alexander Hamilton. Captured in the attack was a 12-pounder cannon that Lafayette had inscribed "Surrendered at the Capitulation of Yorktown October 19, 1781" and then turned it over to the American Chief of Artillery. Today it is displayed as the centerpiece of the visitor center at Yorktown National Battlefield where it was captured 240 years ago.
Additional information about this Brickmania® custom building kit:
Adorned with a beautifully printed royal seal of King George III (it was captured after all) the Lafayette Gun kit is a functional LEGO® cannon element capable of launching projectiles. The build itself is simple, sturdy and features a printed ammo crate as well as the gun’s royal seal, making it a perfect blend of functionality and detail.
Designed by Daniel Siskind
44 LEGO® elements
Custom printed elements
Full-color printed building instructions
1/35th scale to match other Brickmania kits
Sophomore Skill Level (2-4 years building experience recommended)
All Brickmania® model kits are made of new-condition LEGO® bricks. This model comes disassembled and includes complete printed building instructions. This is a limited-edition kit and production may be discontinued at any time.
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This set contains small parts and is not intended for childern under 3 years