You are viewing a high grade "Ansley H Fox" Sterlingworth double barrel 12ga.shotgun with ser. 104273 marked on the receiver, barrels, wood & forearm iron and mfg. approx in 1915. AH Fox Sterlingworth's were mfg in limited production from 1905 to 1930 in Philiadelphia, PA. The 26" dent-free barrels are marked " Made By A.H. Fox Gun co. Phila, PA USA, Sterlingworth Fluid Compressed Steel" with "excellent bright bores" and choked modified. The box-lock receiver functions well and is marked "Sterlingworth" on both sides with plain extractors and locks up "smooth & tight". All the rust-free metal parts retain approx 85% of the orig. blue finish with the remainder turned to a smooth even mixture of brown & gray patina. The walnut checkered pistol-grip butt-stock & matching forearm show a nice grain with an old gloss finish and some minimal lite handling dings with the orig. grip cap and hard rubber butt-plate. The orig. checkering is worn with some evidence of crack repair well done where the stock meets the receiver. The "LOP" meas. 14-1/4". A highly collectable vintage "Philiadelphia AH Fox" Sterlingworth 12ga. dbl that will offer many more years of good service and in "nice & clean" cond. overall. It's recommended that all used firearms be checked for safety by a certified gunsmith before firing. It's recommended that all used firearms be checked for safety by a certified gunsmith before firing. Dealer FFL or C&R collectors license required to purchase". Payment due within 10 days of auction close. I offer a 3-day inspection starting on the day of delivery. Buyers who return items agree to pay all shipping fees. NY buyers without form ST-120 will be charged sales tax. Mail order sales only, no personal pickups. $24.00 insured priority USPS shipping fee in the lower 48 states. I accept all checks money orders & Western Union. Thanks.
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