Item number : UK DIXON BC 1201-6
Origin : British
Style : English Style
Gauge : 12
Suitable for pinfire : Yes Stabilizer : N.A.
Cartridge pusher : Yes, probably not original with spring.
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Place, Sheffield
Markings : “W”, 1201, JD&S, 12 on top of pressure arm. “I” on various parts.
Brass plate with “E.M. Reilly & Co., PATENTEES, 12 Gauge” on shell tube
Biggest length : 290 mm
Weight : 617 grams
Press handle : Black painted cast iron with ebony grip (not original) 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 black paint
Table clamp : Top rectangular with handmade 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.