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SN 25786. (ca 1920) Cal. 12 ga. 2-5/8″ Chambers. 30″ Bbls with matted rib are marked “CHROMOX FLUID COMPRESSED STEEL” “MADE BY A. H. FOX GUN CO PHILA PA U.S.A.” on tops. Bbl flats are stamped with grade, Fox proof, and SN. Bbls are marked with striking weight “1”. Case hardened action has all correct markings on water table, and features automatic safety and dbl triggers. Action is engraved in late “A” style with approx 60% coverage large scrolling shaded acanthus. “ANSLEY H. FOX” is in riband on each side. Blued trigger guard has lozenge on bow and SN on tang. Quilted figure American walnut round knob pistol grip buttstock measures 14″ over open sided Jostam pad. Point pattern flat top checkering is at grip. Matching forend has Fox’s Deeley type release, and SN on interior of iron. Bore diameter: left -.729, right – .729. Bore restrictions: left – .036 (full), right – .013 (lt mod). Wall thickness: left – .037, right – .042. Drop at heel: 3″, drop at comb: 1-11/16″. Neutral cast. Weight: 7 lbs. 9 oz. LOP: 14″. PROVENANCE: Estate collection of Dana Tauber. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, very close to new, with only the barest hint of high edge wear on all metal parts, and a few light marks in wood finishes. There is a tiny patch of cleaning on side of left bbl near forend tip. Mechanically excellent. 51980-16 MGM (3,500-5,500) C&R – Lot 1438

Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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