CODE UK MIS ALPHA BC 1 Categories: , Product ID: 3752


Item number                           :           UK MIS ALPHA BC 1

Origin                                     :           United Kingdom

Style                                       :           English style

Gauge                                     :           12

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Stabilizer                                 :          Yes, right side

Cartridge pusher                    :           N.a.

Maker                                     :           ALPHA

Markings                                :           “ALPHA, 12”on press lever. “12” on body

Biggest length                        :           270 mm

Weight                                   :           382 grams

Press lever                              :           Steel lever with wooden handle. It looks like the lever has been blued, not painted. If so, it is in an excellent condition.

Turning lever                          :           Black painted  steel with wooden grip

Closing cup                            :           Internal brass.

Materials body                       :           Cast iron body. Barrel is brass inlined.

Paint                                       :           Retains almost all of its original black paint

Table clamp                            :           Steel screw has round top without pins.

Top is small rectangular with 5 ribs

Condition                               :           Very good

Repairs                                   :           None

Remarks                                 :


There is nothing known about “ALPHA”. It is not mentioned in Nigel Brown’s “British Gunmakers”. Alpha worked for gunmakers. See ALPHA CAP 1, where Alpha made a capper for W. Chalkley in Winchester, apparently a gunshop – not a gunmaker, because not mentioned by Nigel Brown.

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