Item number : UK DIXON PS 1108L
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : Powder measure
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield
Markings : “DIXON & SONS” and “1108L” on the bottom of the cup
Weights : Powder Drams 2½, 2¾, 3, 3¼, 3½
Weight : 40 grams
Materials : Brass with ebony handle.
Condition : Good and fully functioning.
Repairs : None
Best Hard soldered measure with ebony handle for powder only.
The 1108L is not mentioned in the 1882 catalogue. What does the “L” mean? Is it for “lip”, because this one has a lip and the normal 1108 doesn’t.