Item number : UK DIXON BC 2163-2
Origin : Britain
Style : English Style
Gauge : 12
Suitable for pinfire : No
Cartridge pusher : Yes Stabilizer: Yes
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Place, Sheffield
Markings : “RIVIERE & BAKERS PATENT”, “12” and Dixons brand mark on front side pressure handle. “2163”, “James Dixon & Sons Sheffield”, “A” at the backside. “A” also on all the other parts.
Biggest length : 165 mm
Weight : 753 grams
Press handle : Blued steel with ebony grip
Turning handle : Black painted cast iron with ebony grip
Closing cup : Steel, with steel screws.
Materials body : Cast iron
Paint : Retains most of its original metallic green paint
Table clamp : Top rectangular with 4 cross wise deep ribs. Screw has round top without pins.
Condition : Very good
Repairs : None
Remarks : Described in Baker 2014 edition page 84