UK DIXON BC 1201-5

CODE UK DIXON BC 1201-5 Categories: , Product ID: 1748


Item number                           :           UK DIXON BC 1201-5

Origin                                     :           British

Style                                       :           English Style

Gauge                                     :           12

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes                                         Stabilizer         :           N.A.

Cartridge pusher                    :           Yes, replacement

Maker                                     :           James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Place, Sheffield

Markings                                :           1201, JD&S, 12 on top of pressure arm. “O” on various parts.

Brass plate with “E.M. Reilly & Co., PATENTEES, 12 Gauge” on shell


Biggest length                        :           280 mm

Weight                                    :           546 grams

Press handle                           :           Black painted cast iron with ebony grip No. 5 in Dixons catalogue.

Turning handle                       :           Black painted cast iron with ebony grip

Closing cup                            :           Brass

Materials body                       :           Cast iron with brass inlined shell tube.

Paint                                       :           Retains almost all of its original reddish paint

Table clamp                            :           Top rectangular with 2 square parts withhandmade pins. Screw has round top with 4 sharp pins.

Condition                               :           Very good

Repairs                                   :           None

Remarks                                 :

There are quite a lot (7) of different models with no. 1201. They all have lever no. 5 in common.

It is not known what invention F.M. Reilly & Co have patented. There are 2 “Reillies” in this collection. Both with press handle No.5 but different shape.

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50