CODE UK DIXON MF 1164N-1 Categories: , Product ID: 2388


Item number                           :           UK DIXON MF 11164N-1

Origin                                     :           England

Style                                       :           MULTI  FUNCTION

Gauge                                     :           12

Functions                               :           Closer, funnel, rammer

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Stabilizer                                :           No

Maker                                     :           James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield

Markings                                :           “1164N”, “JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD” and  “12” on press handle

Biggest length                        :           280 mm

Height                                    :           260 mm

Weight                                    :           1197 grams

Press handle                            :           Steel with ebony grip

Turning handle                       :           Stee lwith ebony grip

Closing cup                            :           Brass

Cartridge pusher                    :           Yes

Materials body                       :           Cast iron with brass funnel and funnel tube.

Long shell tube, brass inlined.

Paint                                       :           Retains some of its original green colour

Table clamp                            :           Big square with handmade sharp pins

Screw top is square with 4 sharp pins

Condition                               :           reasonable

Repairs                                   :           None

Remarks                                 :

According to the 1882 catalogue the 1164 is a Vertical Loading Machine and horizontal closer, with filling tube for pinfire. Is does not give a description for the 1164”N”

The other 1164N in this collection has a number 6 lever. This one has a number 4 lever.

Both press handles carry the same number, but has different shell holders.

One of Dixon’s weird pranks

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50