CODE UK DIXON MF 1208 Categories: , Product ID: 2335


Item number                           :           UK DIXON MF 1208

Origin                                     :           England

Style                                       :           MULTI  FUNCTION

Gauge                                     :           12

Functions                               :           Closer, funnel, rammer

Suitable for pinfire                 :           yes

Stabilizer                                :           No

Maker                                     :           James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield

Markings                                :           “1208”, “J.D & S PATENT”, “12” on press handle

Biggest length                        :           260 mm

Height                                    :           260 mm

Weight                                    :           1001 grams

Press handle                            :           Steel with ebony grip

Turning handle                       :           Black painted steel with ebony grip

Closing cup                            :           Brass

Cartridge pusher                    :           No

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

Short shell tube

Paint                                       :           Retains  most of its original red paint

Table clamp                            :           Top duck foot shaped with handmade pins.

Screw top is round with 4 sharp 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 1208-1 is quite different although it has the same catalogue number. Is has a cartridge pusher, stabilizer. It is not only the main body that differs.

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50