CODE UK DIXON MF 5164 Categories: , Product ID: 2016


Item number                           :           UK DIXON MF 5164

Origin                                     :           England

Style                                       :           MULTI TOOL

Gauge                                     :           12

Functions                               :           Funnel for loading powder and shot, rammer and crimper

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Maker                                     :           JAMES DIXON & SONS, Sheffield

Markings                                :           “5164” , “James Dixon & Sons Patens”, “12” on top side press handle,  “D” on down side press handle  “TD” on crimper, “D” on turning handle

Biggest length                        :           250 mm

Height                                    :           280 mm

Weight                                   :           1050 grams

Press handle                           :           Steel with traces of the original hardening colour. Black wooden grip.

Turning handle                       :           Steel with traces of the original hardening colour. Black wooden grip, Slightly damaged by rodents

Crimper                                  :           Body and die steel

Cartridge pusher                    :           Not present

Materials                                :           Mainly steel or cast iron. Only funnel and –tube are from brass

Paint                                       :           Most of the original green paint is left

Table clamp                            :           Top duck foot shaped with little hand made pins. Screw has small round top with 4 sharp pins.

Condition                               :           Very good

Repairs                                   :           None

Remarks                                  :

The number 5164 refers to the catalogue of Dixon. There are differences. The table clamp is different. Screw, top and ribs have different shapes and the one in the catalogue has a stabilizer. In the catalogue is also a number 1208 shown, but this is exactly similar to no 5164. No 1208 however is mentioned in D.J. Baker’s  “British Handloading cartridge Tools” (2003) page 147.

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