UK HAW CAP A63½ Tall

CODE UK HAW CAP A63½ Tall Categories: , Product ID: 3398


Item number                           :           UK HAW CAP A63½ Tall

Origin                                     :           United Kingdom

Style                                       :           Cap- / Decapping tool

Gauge                                     :           10

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

Markings                                :           “TRADEMARK“DESPATCH RECAPPER” G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY 10”

Height                                    :           152 mm

Weight                                   :           450 grams

Materials body                       :           Brass or bronze  with hardened steel pusher

Paint                                       :           N.a.

Condition                               :           Very good

Repairs                                   :           None



The Hawksley catalogue  1889 describes this tool as

A63½  “Hawksley’s “ Patent” Despatch” Recapper and Expeller”.


This tool is much taller than the standard tool. The standard tool – also for 12 gauge – is 132mm tall.

Also the material is different. This is possibly bronze instead of the stand one that is made of brass.

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50