UK DIXON BC 1169-1

CODE UK DIXON BC 1169-1 Categories: , Product ID: 1696


Item number                           :           UK DIXON BC 1119-1

Origin                                     :           United Kingdom

Style                                       :           English Style

Gauge                                     :           12

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Cartridge pusher                    :           Yes

Maker                                     :           James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Place, Sheffield

Markings                                :           “1169”, “James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield” on press handle

“C” on turning handle

Biggest length                        :           305 mm

Weight                                     :           562 grams

Press handle                           :           Steel with big ebony grip. In this grip there is a storage place, locked with a brass screw cap.

This cap holds a thin and sharp 35mm long steel needle and a loose thicker 10 mm needle. The use of these needles is not known.

Turning handle                       :           Straight steel with ebony handle. Usually Dixon’s handles are S-shaped.

Closing cup                            :           Brass

Materials body                       :           Cast iron

Paint                                       :           Repainted in a lighter color green.

Table clamp                            :           Top has two separated parts with hand made little pins.

Screw has square top with 4 blunt pins.

Condition                               :           Good

Repairs                                   :           None

Remarks                                 :           The shell holder on the press handle has very unusual 2 sharp pins on

top. All together a very a-typical Dixon. There are more Dixons with

no 1169. See also UK DIXON BC 1119-2 which has a Dixon lever number 7.

Additional information


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