UK HAW CAP A63½ Standard

CODE UK HAW CAP A63½ Standard Categories: , Product ID: 3391


Item number                           :           UK HAW CAP A63½ Standard

Origin                                     :           United Kingdom

Style                                       :           Cap- / Decapping tool

Gauge                                     :           12

Maker                                     :           G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY, Carver street, Sheffield

Markings                                :           “TRADEMARK“DESPATCH RECAPPER” G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY,  12”

Height                                    :           132 mm

Weight                                   :           409 grams

Materials body                       :           Brass with steel 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”.


This is apparently the standard specimen of the A63½ tool. The pusher is made out of steel as most ones are. There is in this collection only one of this kind with a brass pusher

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50