Item #21735

French Pinfire Loading Tools by H.B. Brevete 1890s-1900

  • Price: $345.00
  • Maker: Pinfire
  • Model: Tool
  • Caliber: 12ga

  • Description: These two tools are made of turned maple with brass internal parts. First is a shell funnel marked "12" on center band with a slot for the pin. Second is a shell roll crimper, also marked "12" on handle with "H.B. Brevete S.G.D.G. 61892" on the handle and on the bottom plate inside tool. The shell is inserted in bottom with pin in slot, a steel plate pivots out to hold base, and top is screwed down to crimp a paper shell. These are well built tools of high quality and show wear from use and storage. The crimper has an age check in base tht reveals screw thread construction. These rare tools will look great on display in any reloading collection.