Napoleonic Naval models are available in
1:1200 scale, 100ft = 1 inch and
1:300 scale, 25ft = 1 inch.
The following is a brief description of the menu selection
on the left.
This is a comprehensive range of ships of the line. It includes British,
French, Spanish, Dutch, Danish and American vessels. The hulls and sail sets
are sold separately. This page lists the selection of hulls.
With the scale 1:1200 models, there is a choice of sail settings in
white metal and in photo etched brass. These are available for the different
sizes of hulls. This page gives the selection of sails plus diagrams.
Vessels with complements of less than 20 guns - with brief
descriptions of type.
The miscellaneous items include Ensign & Pennant sets, Ship Bases, Disabled
and Non Combatant Vessels etc.
Brass photo etched shrouds and ratlines with integral blocks. Designed to
fit specific classes of vessels.
This is a brief description of the rate of warships in Nelson's day and
might prove useful when deciding on your 1:1200 fleet.
Most vessels in the 1:1200 range are unnamed and represent whole classes of
ships. For example, the 74 gun Common could be any of the 74s with a gun
deck length of 168-170ft.
This 'Named Vessels' page gives a
brief description of the named vessels included in the 1:1200 range of
hulls, with links to colour photos.
The buildings and dockside are based on the city and harbour of Toulon,
France, 1793 at the time of the siege. Many of the models are based on
actual plans of buildings from the Maritime Museum, Paris. They complement
the 1:1200 Napoleonic Ships and many are suitable for other periods.
A gallery of photographs of 1:1200 Napoleonic vessels. You can also view
named vessels on the 'Named Vessels' page.
This is a series for modellers and wargamers with more extensive modelling
skills. Although the selection is limited, the detail is painstaking. A
mixture of mediums is used where appropriate for the best results. For
example, the shrouds and ratlines are brass photo etched from computer
generated artwork, whereas the masts are in white metal.
Painting/Rigging Guide for 1:1200
A guide to assembly, painting and rigging of 1:1200 Napoleonic Naval models
by Langton Miniatures. With full colour illustrations. Price £14.00. See
page for details.
Signal Close Action
Wargame rules for scale 1:1200, a conventional paper set which was written
by Rod Langton and introduced the innovative 'Ability Chart' which enabled
large fleet actions while minimising record keeping.