Fox CE 16 Gauge – 6lbs., # 4 WEIGHT 28” BARRELS, PHILLY, UPLAND READY, VFI CERTIFIED, vintage firearms inc

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Fox CE 16 Gauge – 6lbs., # 4 WEIGHT 28” BARRELS, PHILLY, UPLAND READY, VFI CERTIFIED, vintage firearms inc  Guns > Shotguns > Fox Shotguns
Description: Year 1923, 16 Gauge, 6lbs, SN#: 301933

The A.H. Fox C Grade guns are considered by many to be the most attractive of the Fox guns. There are higher grades, but the C Grade engraving is elegant. The 16ga. C Grade is a rare gun, as they only produced 305 C Grade Fox guns in 16ga. and only 202 came from the Philadelphia factory. Anyone who has handled the Fox 16ga. graded guns realize they are all built on the 20-gauge frame and are light and finely balanced double guns that are a delight to carry afield. Balanced on the hinge pin and weighing just 6lbs., this CE Fox sn301933 built in 1923, is delightful in hand. Most Fox collectors are aware that the engraving from the 1923 era is superior to later or earlier Fox CE guns you will see. The wood-to-metal fit is excellent, as are the screws. The barrels are tight as new on the hinge pin and breech face, with perfect mirror bores and the top lever well right of center. These 28” Chromox Steel barrels are Fox’s lightest #4 weight barrels and are factory choked Cyl/Mod (.005/.019 constrictions which are SK/M in today’s world). There are very few #4 weight barrels on CE 16ga. Fox guns. This Fox retains all factory original finishes on metal and wood, with 98% barrel blue, 40% case color, and the trigger guard with about 20% blue remaining and turning a pleasing soft grey. The nicely figured European walnut has a few light handling marks as you would expect, but no cracks or repairs. This fine Philly Fox matches the factory order card precisely and has not been altered since leaving the factory. It is a remarkable find in this world of restored and altered guns. THIS IS A VFI CERTIFIED GUN, WITH A 90 DAY MECHANICAL WARRANTY. We have stripped the action and forend iron to their smallest parts, cleaned in the Ultrasonic cleaner, inspected all for integrity and function, properly lubricated all and reassembled. You can have confidence in a VFI CERTIFIED Fox and know that it is spotless inside and out. Who else provides a 90-day warranty on a 96-year-old gun? What a great Fox gun for all your upland needs and sporting clays when those vintage shoots come up. The Fox CE 16ga. is highly sought after and the values continue to rise, so don’t let this one get away from you. Thanks for looking!

Barrels

Barrels

Barrel Length: 28" #4wt. **** Chokes: .005/.019 Cyl/M factory**** Bores: perfect mirror**** Bore Diameter: .665 both**** Wall Thickness: .026/.028**** % Blue: 98% factory**** Chambers: 2 9/16"**** Ribs: tight**** Sights: double, ivory****

Action

Action: tight, well right of center**** Ejectors or Extractors: strong/timed ejectors**** Case Color: 40% factory**** Screws: perfect**** Engraving: Joeseph Loy; sharp; clear**** Trigger Type: double**** Trigger Guard Color: 20% factory****

Stock

Type: 1/2 round/splinter forend**** LOP: 14 1/8"**** LOP To End Of Wood: 13 7/8"**** DAH: 2 5/8"**** DAC: 1 9/16"**** Cast: 0**** Checkering Condition: superb**** Butt Treatment: factory plate****

There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine firearm. Call us for full details.

Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost)**** Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.**** Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only**** Shipping & Insurance: Ground $110.00 We ship internationally!**** Item Condition: Used**** Requires FFL?: Yes****


Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Brand: Fox
Caliber: 16 Gauge
Location: MI

Trades Accepted: Yes.

LET ME SELL YOUR GUNS!!! As you can see, I do a thorough job, am nationally known, and have hundreds of existing customers looking for your gun! Federally licensed dealer of Classic American Doubles, i.e. Fox, Parker, Ithaca, L.C. Smith, Lefever. Guns must be shipped to licensed dealer. Layaways accepted. No returns on layaways. I BUY SHOTGUNS, COLLECTIONS OR ONE AT A TIME.

Shipping Notes: See Description

Item #: 978546930
SKU: 301933
Seller Since: Jan. 2002
Seller Level: Trusted + Local Connect
This seller is an FFL
City: Grand Rapids
State: MI
Phone: 616-292-6240
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Price:
$11,950.00


Shipping: $110.00 (or FREE in-store pick up!)
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Returns: 3 Days

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