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12g Fox Sterlingworth "Trap" with true 32" barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth “Trap” with true 32″ barrels

The Fox Sterlingworth was one of the most popular American doubles of all time. From 1910 to about 1940, A.H. Fox and then the Savage Arms Company built around 140,000 of these great side-by-side shotguns to shooters throughout North America. Most were “Standard” or “Field” guns. A few were true Sterlingworth “Trap” guns.

First offered in 1913, the Sterlingworth “Trap” gun wasn’t a grade. It was just the company’s designation for a heavy 12g, 16g, or 20g Sterly with 32″ bbls & full chokes. Ejectors were available as an option.

12g Fox Sterlingworth “Trap” with true 32″ barrels: Good original case color. Gun is tight with top lever well right of center. Mirror bores as original. Right at .725 with 43/1000 choke (extra full). Left also at .725 with 41/1000 choke (extra full). Chambers at 2 5/8″. Extractors. Auto safety. Weight of gun is 7 LBS 8 OZ. This gun points like a dream. Stock dimensions: LOP – 14 3/8″, Drop at Comb – 1 5/8″, Drop at Heel – 2 5/8″. Price: $1,350

12g Fox Sterlingworth "Trap" with true 32" barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth “Trap” with true 32″ barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth "Trap" with true 32" barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth “Trap” with true 32″ barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth "Trap" with true 32" barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth “Trap” with true 32″ barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth "Trap" with true 32" barrels

12g Fox Sterlingworth “Trap” with true 32″ barrels

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