Item number : TOT MT 039-12
Origin : England
Style : MULTI TOOL
Gauge : 12
Functions : Funnel, wad rammer, RTO
Suitable for pinfire : Yes Stabilizer: No
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Place, Sheffield
Markings : 1193, JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD, HORSLEY’S PATENT, 12 and Dixon’s Trademark, the trumpet on the press handle.
The letter “B” on all parts, even on the closing cup.
Biggest length : 270 mm
Height : 260 mm
Weight : 1.085 grams
Press handle : Blued steel with ebony grip
Turning handle : Green painted steel with ebony grip
Closing cup : Blued steel
Cartridge pusher : Standard Dixon’s pusher
Materials body : Cast iron
Paint : Completely repainted in the light green Dixon’s paint. There were only small traces of the original paint left.
Even the turning handle contained traces of green paint instead of black.
Table clamp : Screw has round top without pins. Top is duck foot shaped.
Stabilizer : N.a.
Condition : Very good
Repairs : None
Remarks : Horsley’s patent is described in Baker page 87. Only the small RTO is described on that page. The multi functions tool is more rare.