15thC medieval windlass crossbow - 880lbs Ash stock, linen string, sprung trigger and steel windlass. Often called a rampart crossbow.
This crossbow is a massively powerful winch operated artillery weapon that was used by the English for siege warfare and on the continent for siege and battlefield use. The ultimate 'show and tell' crossbow.
Comes with 3 hand-forged bolts.
A similar bow can be seen here:
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