CODE UK HAW MF A10 SB Categories: , Product ID: 3201


Item number                           :           UK HAW MF A10 SB

Origin                                     :           England

Style                                       :           MULTI  FUNCTION

Gauge                                     :           12

Functions                               :           Closer, funnel, rammer

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Stabilizer                                :           No

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

Markings                                :           “G. & J.W. Hawksley” and “12” on press lever

Biggest length                        :           260 mm

Height                                    :           250 mm

Weight                                    :           1,085 grams

Length of shell tube               :           37 mm inside from closing cup to end. Long barrel.

Press lever                               :           Steel with wooden handle. Steel is rust pitted.

Turning lever                          :           Steel with ebony handle. Steel is rust pitted. Handle is cracked

Closing cup                            :           Internal brass

Cartridge pusher                    :           Present

Materials body                       :           Brass body. Cast iron crimper.

Paint                                       :           Crimper retains most of the original red paint, as well as the table screw.

Brass body has no paint.

Table clamp                            :           Top duck foot with 3 sharp steel pins.

Screw top is big and round without pins.

Condition                               :           reasonable

Repairs                                   :           None

Remarks                                 :


This tool is not listed in the 1889 catalogue. The one listed in that catalogue is substantially  different.


I named this tool an “A10 SB” (Short barrel) just to give it a name. Any way, it doesn’t belong to the A49 series.

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50