Fox Sterlingworth 16 Gauge – EJECTORS, 93% CASE COLOR, ULTRA-LIGHT 5 1/2LBS., 28” BARRELS!

Fox Sterlingworth 16 Gauge – EJECTORS, 93% CASE COLOR, ULTRA-LIGHT 5 1/2LBS., 28” BARRELS!

Price: $3,650.00
Product Code:Fox SW 16ga sn352086
Availability:In Stock
Used SxS Shotgun For Sale - American Double

Fox Sterlingworth 16 Gauge Side-by-Side


General Specs: Fox, Year 1915, 16 Gauge, Weight, SxS
Serial Number: 352086

Those upland bird hunters that love A.H. Fox double guns will recognize this Philly Fox Sterlingworth as a very special Fox.  Most are aware that the Fox 16ga. guns are all built on the 20ga. frame, and that is a very desirable feature, much like the coveted Parker 16ga. on the “O” frame that everybody prefers (the “O” frame was designed by Parker for their 20ga. guns) for the upland pursuits.  Research the Fox Sterlingworth 16ga. and you will find they generally weigh between 6 to 6 ¼ pounds.  Anything under 6lbs. is a light Fox 16ga.  This amazing Fox, sn352086 built in 1915, is THE LIGHTEST FOX STERLINGWORTH I HAVE EVER OWNED AT 5 1/2LBS.  We all know it is not hard to find a decent Fox Sterlingworth 16ga. gun to buy, but this gun is a one-of-a-kind.  In addition, it is an ejector gun, which is seldom seen, and it has lots of FACTORY ORIGINAL CONDITION, with 93% factory bone and charcoal case color, 98% factory barrel blue, perfect screws, excellent bores, and crisp mechanics.  It is well balanced 1/8” ahead of the hinge pin with its 28” #4 weight barrels that are choked from the factory at IC/F, what I consider the best chokes for flushing birds in the prairies and even the woods when the leaves have fallen.  Use an RST spreader load in the left barrel and you will be shooting the equivalent of IC/M for the early season and close-in stuff for versatility.  The chambers have been lengthened to 2 ¾” with extended forcing cones for less recoil and better patterns. You can see in the photos there is a small chip repair to the stock on the upper right side of the head of the stock that is almost unnoticeable, but it is there.  This is a quick handling graceful little Fox that would be a pleasure to carry on those long days afield marching over hill and dale trailing after your favorite bird dogs.  You can search for decades and you will not find another like it.  Any small-bore EJECTOR Fox is highly desirable, and when you have high factory condition and ultra-light weight in a 16ga. you have the perfect investment grade gun that will be a joy to use afield while it appreciates in value.  Don’t let this one pass you by.  Thanks for looking!   


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Barrel Length: 28" No. 4 weight
Chokes: IC/F factory chokes .010/.023
Bores: excellent
Bore Diameter: .660/.659
Wall Thickness: .029/.028
% Blue: 98% factory
Chambers: 2 3/4"
Ribs: tight
Sights: single


Action: tight, way right of center
Ejectors or Extractors: ejectors, strong, timed
Case Color: 93% factory bone/charcoal
Screws: perfect
Engraving: clear
Trigger Type: double, crisp
Trigger Guard Color:  45% factory


Type: capped pistol grip/splinter forend
LOP: 14 1/8"
LOP To End Of Wood: 13 13/16"
DAH: 3"
DAC: 1 3/4" 
Cast: 0
Checkering Condition: excellent, factory flat top
Butt Treatment: factory plate


There are more photos upon request. There is a 30 day mechanical warranty on this gun. Call us for full details. Please see all of our fine Vintage Firearms on this website. We have many more sxs shotguns for sale and soon to be listed, check back or email us for a preview. Thanks for looking!

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase.


Payment & Shipping

Payment Methods: Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $45.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes


If you have any questions about this item or payment, please email me at or You can also call us at #616-292-6240. Thanks! Vintage Firearms Inc

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.