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Nice smallbore A.H. Fox shotguns are tough to find, especially twenty-gauge CEs with straight grips. The one you see here looks like a decent example. But there are a few things about that have me scratching my head. According to the seller, the stock and metal finishes on the gun are original. I’ve looked at […]

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Here’s your chance to get a deal on a classic upland gun. This 16 gauge A.H. Fox is coming up on Saturday at Cady Auction Gallery & Appraisal in Cedar Rapids, IA. From what I can see, this side-by-side looks like a nice, original shotgun. 16 gauge A.H. Fox A grade SxS Double Barrel Shotgun: […]

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Towards the end of the 19th century, America was full of gunmakers. From the big boys like Colt and Winchester to tiny guys like Krider and Tonks. Joseph Jakob was one of these tiny guys, and the 10g shotgun you see here is one of his guns. It’s coming up this Saturday, March 8, 2014 […]

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Original condition is something I love to see, and there’s a lot of it on this super nice A.H. Fox CE grade12 gauge  double barrel shotgun. Ansley H. Fox’s started making “The Finest Gun in the World” under the A.H. Fox Gun Company name in 1905 and the C grade was one of the first […]

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Here’s a shotgun that a lot of guys are looking: A 16 gauge A.H. Fox Sterlingworth with 28″ barrels. This one looks like it’s in decent shape. It’s up for auction now, and it will be interesting to see just how high the price goes. The listing ends Sunday, February 23 @18:02 PT. Here’s the […]

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Thanks to everyone who responded to my Original or Redone post about the 20 gauge A.H. Fox CE 20 gauge shotgun. For everyone who is wondering, the gun is…all original. Like I said in my first post, 20g CE-grade Fox shotguns are rare doubles — especially in this kind of condition. The 30″ barrels are […]

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For the really obsessed shotgun collector, vintage catalogs are a must have. If you’re really into A.H. Foxes, the catalog you see here is a real score. It’s a Campfire-series, and one of the toughest A.H. Fox catalogs to find. The Campfire Series catalogs were the second series of catalogs A.H. Fox used, and the […]

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Parker VH 12 ga, 28” barrels on a 1 ½ frame: Clean shiny bores, rib has two ivory beads. LOP is 14.25”to an original butt plate. The butt plate is in great condition and you can clearly see the detail of the wood cock the dog is holding in its mouth. Drop at the comb […]

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The A.H. Fox Sterlingworth  was one of the most practical doubles ever made in America. Rugged and affordable, it was a reliable SxS that gave hunters everything they needed at a great price. Wise Americans recognized this and made the Sterlingworth a huge success. But of the 100,000+ Sterlies made, none of the ones I’ve […]

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There aren’t a few rules to gun collecting. “Cash rules” is one of them. So is “Oral agreements are worth the paper they’re written on.” Another rule is “Original condition is king”. The more of it a double has, the more it costs (and “restored” never compares to original). The side-by-sides below are perfect examples […]

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