Item number : UK DIXON BC 1201-7
Origin : England
Style : English Style
Gauge : 12
Suitable for pinfire : Yes Stabilizer: No
Shell extractor : Yes
Maker : JAMES DIXON & SONS, Cornish Place, Sheffield
Markings : “1201” , “J.D&S”, 12 on press handle, “B”, “O” on body
Biggest length : 300 mm
Weight : 614 grams
Pressure handle : Cast iron, with ebony grip. No 5 shown in catalogue 1882
Turning handle : Cast iron, with ebony grip.
Closing cup : Brass.
Materials body : Cast iron
Paint : Repainted
Table clamp : Top consists of two parts, a small one and a bigger one, both with handmade little pins. Screw has small round top with 4 sharp pins.
Condition : Good
Repairs : None
Remarks : In this collection there are 7 Dixon tools with no. 1201. All with press handle no. 5 and a hinge with spring.