Antique Art Deco Brass Homing Torpedo Weapon Model Trophy
A great little Trophy. This is a Brass art deco torpedo model, self-propelled weapon. naval mine. 20th century.
The first usage of the term torpedo to refer to a naval explosive was by American inventor Robert Fulton. In 1800, Fulton launched his submarine, Nautilus, and demonstrated its method of attack using a floating explosive charge Fulton called a torpedo. The submarine would tow the torpedo, submerging benea... more»