Item number : UK DIXON HC 1168B
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : Screw Pressure Mechanism
Gauge : 12
Suitable for pinfire : Yes
Cartridge pusher : N.a.
Maker : James Dixon & Sons Sheffield
Markings : “James Dixon & Sons Sheffield”, “1168B” and “12” on lock plate
Biggest length : 230 mm
Weight : 281 grams
Press handle : N.a.
Turning handle : No handle, only a grip
Closing cup : Internal, brass
Materials body : Brass nickeled
Paint : N.a.
Condition : Very good.
Repairs : None
The 1882 catalogue doesn’t describe this tool at all.
It is however the same as 1117
This tool belongs to the content of an Alexander Henry gun case. There are not only Dixon tools in this gun case. There is for example also a Bartram tool in.