UK DIXON MF 1208-1

CODE UK DIXON MF 1208-1 Categories: , Product ID: 2344


Item number                           :           UK DIXON MF 1208-1

Origin                                     :           England

Style                                       :           MULTI  FUNCTION

Gauge                                     :           16

Functions                               :           Closer, funnel, rammer

Suitable for pinfire                 :           yes

Stabilizer                                :           Yes

Maker                                     :           James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield

Markings                                :           “1208”, The Trumpet, “J.D & S”, “16” on press handle

Biggest length                        :           260 mm

Height                                    :           260 mm

Weight                                   :           969 grams

Press handle                           :           Black painted steel with ebony grip

Turning handle                       :           Black painted steel with ebony grip

Closing cup                            :           Brass

Cartridge pusher                    :           Yes

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

Paint                                       :           Repainted in not original color.

Table clamp                            :           Top square with 4 deep ribs

Screw top is round without pins

Condition                               :           Good

Repairs                                   :           None

Remarks                                 :

According to the 1882 catalogue it is a Vertical Loading Machine and horizontal closer, with double clip (no 6) lever (!) 3rd quality.

No 1208 is quite different although it has the same catalogue number. Is has a no cartridge pusher, no stabilizer. It is not only the main body that differs.

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50