Item number : UK HAW HC 003 Nickel-Plated
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : Screw Pressure Mechanism
Gauge : 12
Suitable for pinfire : Yes
Cartridge pusher : N.a.
Maker : G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY, Carver Street, Sheffield
Markings : “G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY and 12”on lock plate
Biggest length : 210 mm
Weight : 254 grams
Press handle : N.a.
Turning lever : No lever, only a handle
Closing cup : Internal, brass
Materials body : Nickel-plated brass
Paint : N.a.
Condition : Reasonable. Lock plate is badly rust pitted
Repairs : None
This tool is surprisingly not mentioned in the 1889 catalogue. Apparently it is from a leter date. The same kind of tool from Dixon was listed in the Dixon catalogue from 1883.
This tool has a round hole in the lock plate.