Item number : UK DIXON BC 9000
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : English Style
Gauge : 12
Suitable for pinfire : Yes
Stabilizer : Yes
Cartridge pusher : No
Maker : James Dixon & Sons
Markings : The Trumpet, “12”, “JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD”,
on press handle.
Biggest length : 260 mm
Weight : 437 grams
Press handle : Steel lever no. 6 with ebony grip
Turning handle : Steel lever with ebony grip
Closing cup : Brass
Materials body : Nickelled brass body
Paint : N.a.
Table clamp : Steel screw has round top without pins
Top rectangular with 4 deep ribs.
Condition : Reasonable
Repairs : None
This is a non-typical Dixon tool with an internal closing cup.
There is one other tool in this collection UK DIXON MF 2208 with an internal closing cup.
Also the brass body is special. Only UK DIXON BC A50 has a brass body.
There is no catalogue number.
Maybe after 1947 when Hawksley was bought.