CODE UK HAW MF A49 WF Categories: , Product ID: 3170


Item number                           :           UK HAW MF A49 WF

Origin                                     :           England

Style                                       :           MULTI  FUNCTION

Gauge                                     :           16

Functions                               :           Closer, rammer

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Stabilizer                                :           No

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

Markings                                :           “G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY’S PATENT” and “16” on turning lever

Biggest length                        :           260 mm

Height                                    :           250 mm

Weight                                   :           1,198 grams

Length of shell tube               :           64 mm inside from closing cup to end

Press lever                              :           Steel with horn handle.

Turning lever                          :           The patented Hawksley’s patent lever with horn handle

Closing cup                            :           Brass

Cartridge pusher                    :           N.a.

Materials body                       :           Brass body

Paint                                       :           Contains most of the original dark red paint.

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

Screw top is big round without pins

Condition                               :           Good

Repairs                                   :           The end stop of the loading pipe is missing.

Remarks                                 :

The 1889 catalogue states:

“A49 Hawksley’s Patent Turnover and Filling Machine, superior quality, Horn handles”


The A49 has a funnel. This one does have a loading tube without a funnel but with a horn top. It looks like it is factory made. The down end of the loading tube however has an open end with screw thread for an end stop. This end stop is missing.


Dixon has a similar multi-function tool without funnel but with a closed top of the ramming tube. See UK DIXON MF 3164

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50