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*FACTORY ENGRAVED DELUXE CHECKERED AND CARVED SAVAGE/FOX 410 SHOTGUN. SN NSN. Cal. 410. This gun is one of only several made by Fox Manufacturing Company, which was owned by Savage at the time. Gun was made for Katherine, wife of William J. O’Connor, who was the of Vice-President of Savage at that time. This gun features 26″ bbls, ventilated rib, single triggers with extractors. Wood is quite elaborately carved and checkered, featuring correct 13-1/4″ pull to end of a very elaborate white composition buttplate, which is elaborately engraved, featuring Savage motif with full headdress. Gun was elaborately engraved by custom shop head Mitzie Bielin. Receiver very elaborately engraved featuring an American Eagle in attack position on bottom. Ms. O’Connor’s initials on bottom of trigger guard. Entire receiver is completely engraved, as well as 2″ wedges on both sides of bbl. Orig pistol grip checkered and carved stock and forearm, with a composition pistol grip cap matching the buttplate. Both sides of forearm are relief carved as well as the side panels of the buttstock. Bottom of forearm is elaborately checkered, as well as pistol grip portion of stock. Very interesting and unique small bore shotgun. Well documented with factory records as well as Ms. O’Connor’s photo in the company of legendary cowboy, Roy Rogers. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Overall gun in fine condition with virtually all blue remaining, as well as all special satin chrome plating on receiver. Stock retains nearly all orig varnish with just a few very minor mars. 4-44808 LM49 (5,000-7,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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