Item number : UK DIXON CAP 2178
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : Capping tool only
Gauge : 12
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield
Markings : “JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD” and “2178” on the body
Bottom sizes : round 45 mm
Height : 60 mm
Weight : 88 grams
Materials body : Brass with steel pin on ebony block
Paint : N.a.
Condition : Good.
Repairs : None
There is in the catalogue only one model 1178 and that has a wooden block bottom.
This model 1178 has a brass bottom.
However there is in this collection also a number 2178 and that has a wooden block bottom and has the appearance like the number 1179 in the catalogue. There is no number 2178 mentioned in the 1882 catalogue.