Item number : UK DIXON PS 1200
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : A pair of powder and shot dispensers
Maker : James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield
Markings : “JAMES DIXON & SONS SHEFFIELD ” on both handles
Weights : Shot OZ 1, 1 1/16, 1 1/8, 1 3/16,
Drams 3, 3 1/8, 3¼, 3 3/8, 3½
Height : 225 mm
Diameter : Storage cylinder 71 mm
Weight : 325 and 329 grams
Materials : Storage cylinder is tin. Dispenser is brass with little glass windows.
Paint : Cylinders are painted black. Not the original paint and damaged.
Condition : Reasonable
Repairs : Some solder marks on the shot flask. Some locking screws are missing
These dispensers are not shown in the 1882 catalogue.
Probably they have been part of a cartridge loader set as shown in baker page 175