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*A. H. FOX HE “SUPER FOX” WATERFOWLER. SN 32557. (1927) Cal. 12 ga. 3″ Chambers. 32″ Becker bored bbls with matted rib having two ivory beads, are roll stamped “Chromox Fluid Compressed Steel” “Made by A. H. Fox Gun Co. Phila. PA. U. S. A.” on tops. Bbl flats are stamped “H” with SN, “3 IN” and with Fox proof. Robust action with early “A” style engraving, as normally found on HEs is also engraved “Ansley H. Fox” on both sides. Straight grained, dense European walnut capped pistol grip stock measures 14-1/2″ over thin brown KICK-EEZ pad. Splinter ejector forend has Deeley type release. Bore diameter: left-.739, right -.739. Bore restrictions: left -.050, right -.051 (all with correct tapers and configuration for Becker boring). Wall thickness: left -.032, right -.032. Drop at heel: 2-9/16″, drop at comb: 1-9/16″. Weight: 8 lbs. 12 oz. LOP: 14-1/2″. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbls retain essentially all of a fine quality re-rust blue over a number of minor marks and pits. Action retains most of its orig case hardening color, balance pleasingly silvered. Small area of pinprick pitting is on forend iron. Stocks retain most of what appears to be their orig oil finish with numerous minor marks, checkering slightly worn. Bores are excellent, bright and shiny, with one minor dent halfway down left bbl on bottom. Action is tight. Ejectors are in time. A great deal of time and effort went into the polishing and boring of these guns, that gave exceptionally tight patterns. It has been estimated that fewer than 300 were ever made. 4-47593 MGM99 (4,500-6,500)

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