Item number : UK MIS ALPHA CAP 3
Origin : United Kingdom
Style : 2 pillars Capper / decapper
Gauge : 10, 12 and 16. Changeable
Maker : ALPHA
Markings : “PATENT Nº14901” and “TRADE ALPHA MARK 10, 12, 16” on bottom plate
Bottom sizes : Bottom oval ø 55 x 70 mm
Weight : 280 grams
Materials body : Brass with steel decapping pin.
Black painted wooden handle on press lever.
Paint : N.a.
Condition : Good.
Repairs : None
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.