CODE UK DIXON MF 4164C Categories: , Product ID: 2242


Item number                           :           UK DIXON MF 4164C

Origin                                     :           England

Style                                       :           MULTI  FUNCTION

Gauge                                     :           12

Functions                               :           Closer, rammer

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Stabilizer                                :           No

Maker                                     :           James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield

Markings                                :           “4164C”, “JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD PATENT”, “12”

on spring on top of closer

Biggest length                        :           260 mm

Height                                    :           260 mm

Weight                                      :           1015 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 solid steel rammer with ebony top. ( no funnel)

Shell tube brass inlined.

Paint                                       :           Repainted

Table clamp                            :           Top duck foot with handmade pins. Screw square top with 4 sharp pins

Condition                               :           Good

Repairs                                   :           One of the little screws to hold the spring on top of the closer  has been renewed.

Remarks                                 :

It is not in the 1882 catalogue. Bartram has a bench closer with a spring like this. I don’t know how it works.

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50