1/100 Regia Marina 37mm/54 (1.5”) Model 1939 30º (Littorio & Duilio Classes)
1/100 Scale Regia Marina 37mm/54 (1.5”) Model 1939 30º (Littorio & Duilio Classes) x1. This is a highly detailed model created using plans, dimensions and photographs taken at the Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia. For the Littorio Class Battleships Littorio, Vittorio Veneto, Roma & the Andrea Doria Class Battleships Duilio & Andrea Doria.
- 1x Gun in set, 2 parts: 1x Open Mount (Deployed) & 1x Closed Mount (Stowed)
- Details include: Rivets, Hex Bolts, Handwheels, Sighting, Elevation and Training Mechanisms
- Barrel is set at an elevation of 30º.
This was the standard Italian close-range AA weapon used on larger ships during World War II. The guns used in the Model 1932 twin mounting were water-cooled with a recirculating pump, all other mountings used air-cooled guns. The magazines held only six rounds, but it was possible to load them sequentially and thus maintain a high rate of fire. The Model 1939 was a single collapsible mounting used on the forecastles of the Littorio and Duilio classes.