Item number : FR AUB BC 80 Modele A.R.
Origin : France
Style : Box mechanism
Gauge : 16 (marked inside the crimper)
Suitable for pinfire : Yes
Maker : E. AUBÉ & A. ROLLAND, 39 Rue de Chateaudun, Pasris
Other markings : ÄR” and “Marque depose” on lock plate
Biggest length : 29,5 cm.
Weight : 900 grams
Press lever : Chromed steel with wooden handle
Turning lever : Chromed steel with wooden handle some rust pitting
Crimper : Heavy steel
Materials : Chromed cast iron, plated steel.
Paint : Almost all of the original chromium left
Table clamp : Top 2 and 3 diagonal ribs. Screw top without pins present
Condition : Very good. Complete table clamp.
Repairs : None
Remarks : Non chromed parts are still blued. Window to show the gear
Heavy duty tool, as almost all of the A.R. tools
The catalogue describes this tool as:
Developed for amateurs is of very careful manufacture; all its organs are steel, carefully finished. The body and the levers are nickel-plated. It is a pleasure to crimp shot shells with this tool. You can close shot shell og 65 mm and 70 mm