Item number : UK DIXON MF 1164N
Origin : England
Style : MULTI TOOL
Gauge : 12
Functions : Funnel to load powder and shot, rammer and closer
Suitable for pinfire : Yes
Maker : JAMES DIXON & SONS, CORNISH PLACE, SHEFFIELD
Markings : “1164N”, “James Dixon & Sons Sheffield”, “12” on top press handl “64” under press handle, “F” on crimper, “H” on turning handle
Biggest length : 270 mm
Height : 290 mm
Weight : 1253 grams
Pressure handle : Steel with traces of original hardening blue, with black wooden grip
Turning handle : Steel with traces of original hardening blue, with black wooden grip
Crimper : Steel body, brass closer
Cartridge pusher : Present
Materials : Mainly steel and cast iron. Funnel and funnel tube of brass
Paint : Almost all of the original green paint is left.
Table clamp : Top very big square with 6 longitudal rows with 5-6 hand made pins.
Screw with square top has 4 sharp pins
Condition : Very good
Repairs : None
Remarks : “1164N” refers to the catalogue of Dixon.
In the catalogue of 1883 is only no 1164S shown. The tool has mainly the form as 1164N. 1164S has no funnel but a rammer and the shell pusher is different.