Item number : UK HAW CAP A63½ Brass pusher
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : Cap- / Decapping tool
Gauge : 12
Maker : G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY, Carver street, Sheffield
Markings : “INVENTED AND MANUFACTURED BY G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY 12”
Height : 132 mm
Weight : 382 grams
Materials body : Brass with brass pusher
Paint : The tool has not been painted. But only the bottom is red. The bottoms of most specimens are also painted red
Condition : Very good
Repairs : None
The Hawksley catalogue 1889 describes this tool as
A63½ “Hawksley’s “ Patent” Despatch” Recapper and Expeller”.
The inscription differs from the standard text.