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3521
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*VERY FINE SPECIAL ORDER 20 GAUGE CSMC A.H. FOX “XE/ CE SPECIAL” BOXLOCK EJECTOR SINGLE TRIGGER GAME GUN WITH SPECIAL ENGRAVING AND CASE. ENGRAVED BY TUSCANO.

SN F205857. Cal. 20 ga. 26″ Bbls with slightly raised, matted game rib, are engraved “Made to Order, A. H. Fox” “Chromox Fluid Steel” on tops. There are 1-1/2″ triangles of well cut scroll at breech ends. Bbl flats are stamped with grade, Fox proof, SN, and gauge. Manufacturers name and address are on loop. Small sized, scroll back, case hardened Fox action with patent dates, SN, and grade stamped on water table, features automatic safety (SAFE inlaid in gold) and gold plated single selective trigger. Action is filed with large single bead around fences, and engraved with 80% coverage well cut varying sized scroll, as specified by customer with “ANSLEY H. FOX” in scroll terminated riband on each side of action. Bottom of action portrays a fox looking back over its shoulder. Scroll continues onto trigger plate with some floral highlights. Blued trigger guard has more scroll on bow with ribbon gold inlaid “JTC”. SN is on tang. Engraved and signed by “A Tuscano” on side of trigger plate opposite trigger. Superb Exhibition feather crotch figured American walnut Fox capped pistol grip buttstock measures 14-1/4″ over skeleton steel buttplate. Center portion of wood is nicely checkered, and plate is scroll engraved. Fancy pattern FE Grade type borderless, closely spaced checkering is at grip, with two panels separated by ribbon. Forward panel with teardrop intrusion, central panel with fleur-di-lis. Matching splinter ejector forend with contrasting wood schnabeled tip, has typical latch. Interior is stamped with patent dates, SN, and grade. Bore diameter: left -.622, right – .621. Bore restrictions: left – .016 (mod), right – .008 (IC). Drop at heel: 2-7/16″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Cast: Neutral. Weight: 5 lbs. 15 oz. LOP: 14-1/4″. Brown leather case with stitched leather corners, is lined in burgundy cloth, has paper Fox label in lid. Case contains 2-pc rosewood and brass cleaning rod, straps, snap caps, oil bottle, and mop, brush and jag in black leather container, along with a key. PROVENANCE: Factory letter listing all specifications including special engraving and markings. CONDITION: Excellent, nearly new, with only a few handling and assembly marks on wood and metal, some sharp edge wear on action, and faint firing halos on breechface. Mechanically excellent. Leather of case is excellent with some minor marks. Interior is excellent, as are accessories. 50870-1 (15,000-25,000) – Lot 3521

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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