Item number : UK DIXON PS 1107B
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
“1107B” on the side of the cup.
Weights : SHOT OZ 8, 8½, 9, 9½, 10 , Powder drams 3¼, 3½, 3¾, 4, 4¼
Weight : 71 grams
Materials : Nickel silver plated brass with ebony ram rod handle.
Condition : Good and fully functioning.
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