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Lot 4986: Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid A. H. Fox FE Grade Shotgun

Auction Date: February 5, 2021

Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid A. H. Fox FE Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $8,500 - $13,000

Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid A. H. Fox FE Grade Double Barrel Shotgun

Manufacturer: Fox A H
Model: Fe Grade
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 30 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1497
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 248
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1915. Gold inlaid setter on the right of receiver and hound on the left with gold flowers on either side as well as a lightning bolt on each barrel. Two quail on the bottom of the receiver. Inscription plate reading "C. W. BITTLE" on the trigger guard. Cody Firearms Museum research record confirms the FE Grade, barrel length, single trigger, and pistol grip stock, as well as finished on Oct. 25, 1915. 2 3/4" chambers, modified/full chokes, and 14" LOP.

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