Case Crimper

A means of crimping a brass shot shell case closed is necessary when reloading them. A tool commonly encountered is Kynoch’s design, patent G 609. These were copied by other companies, such as Lightwoods. In use, the double knurled end is screwed off (it doubles...

Powder Flask Swivel

Powder flask swivels were a common accessory found in Best Quality percussion shotgun and rifle sets in the nineteenth century. They were mounted on a narrow strap worn diagonally over the shooter’s shoulder, and clipped to a loop on the bottom of the flask....

Wad Seating Tool

This case filling tool permits the easy insertion of wads into the cartridge case. It is modeled after Barclay’s Patent of 1873, with internal wad guide fingers. The rammer handle is turned from boxwood. It is pictured here between a Kynoch style brass case...