Object Title

Bench cartridge closing machine

Bench cartridge closing machine

Date

1900

Object Number

XIII.228 J

Provenance

Purchased 3 May 1979. (With XIII.226, 227, 228 A-R)

Physical Description

Brass tubular container attached to screw clamp. The tube has been cut away in three places at the loading end. At the other end is a rotating handle attached to the brass cap for closing the cartridge. There is an extending rod with a brass cap through its axis

Dimensions

Weight: 20 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Iron lever with wooden handle, stamped E REILLY & CO LONDON 12. PANNER 8 S is stamped on the leg joining the clamp and tube

Associations

Places Britain