Item number : UK DIXON PS 1107A
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : Powder and Shot measure
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield
Markings : The Trumpet and “DIXON & SONS” on the bottom of the cup
“1107A” on the side of the cup.
Weights : SHOT OZ 1, 1¼, 1½ , Powder drams 2½, 3, 3½
Weight : 49 grams
Materials : Brass with ebony ram rod handle with lip
Condition : Very good clean and fully functioning with minor damages to handle
Repairs : None
The 1882 catalogue describes this tool as:
1107 Best hard soldered measure with ebony handle for powder and shot combined.
1107A is not mentioned.
1107B Best hard soldered measure with ebony handle for powder and shot combined. Nickel silver plated.
1107A is a completely different system. 1107B is extraordinary big and the usual system