Item number : UK DIXON BC 1263
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : NAM
Gauge : 16
Suitable for pinfire : Yes
Cartridge pusher : N.a.
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Place, Sheffield and George Simpson
Markings : “Dixon & Simpsons Patent” and “C” on turning handle “1263”, brand mark, “James Dixon & Sons Patent”. “16” on press handle “C” on body under hinge.
Biggest length : 265 mm
Weight : 617 grams
Press handle : Steel with some traces of original blue and ebony grip
Turning handle : Steel with some traces of original blue and ebony grip
Closing cup : Steel
Materials body : Cast iron
Paint : Retains most of its original green paint
Table clamp : Top has 4 cross wise very deep ribs
Screw has round top without pins.
Condition : Very good
Repairs : None
Remarks : This tool is described by Baker page 101.
Compare with the traditional Hawksley and UK DIXON BC A50