The serial number coding system changed to the serial number preceding the date code. Australians the serial on browning's website and shop our browning shotgun forum browning a5. Info says they changed to a "flat knob" pistol grip in 1967. PappyHoel Senior Member Dec 20, 2016. I want to frame it and would like to put a description with the gun.
I have one of the 1947 "X" 16's, X108xx. From 1940 to 1946 production of the Auto-5 was turned over to Remington. Last edited by LFH; 12-02-2011 at 07:
In 1952, production of Browning models returned to FN, where it continued until the end. However, the majority of production moved to the Japanese company Miroku in 1975. Hi i have just bought a deactivated p 38 serial 6795i could you please give me any information on this, ie:
So, if I have a 16 gauge and the serial number starts with X561, that is a 1951, correct? It was the first autoloading shotgun produced in the US. You will have to call Browning an provide them with the sn to find out. One gun left Browning two years before the published serial number date. I am interpreting "produced" as actually manufactured, which must not be right because then it would be an impossibility.
These are among the rarest of the A5 Sweet Sixteen but are priced as standard 16 gauge A5s in value guides. The first A5s became availble to the US sportsman around 1920 or so. Another question I have is about something I read over on gunsandammomag. And I am fairly certain that I have a picture of him, misplaced right now, that show him with the shotgun in the earliest 50's. Originally Posted by Oldstuffer. All accessories are explained in detail in this chapter including instruction manuals and their envelopes, hang tags, boxes and cases.
Does anyone know anything about the 1936 Sweet Sixteen? FN started making 16ga A5's in 1909, so they were immediately available when importing resumed in 1923. But I agree that if your going to own just one A5 that a little later gun makes more sense. It also has a choke "thingy" and a new pressure plug? Is it just that the quality wasn't there in the first run that no one gives a hoot that it's an early one? Autographed books out ther but they were made in the belgian fn still produced browning a5 is still produced.
AaronH Your looks to be a 1958-67 model 85 as first two digets of the serial. The Browning Auto-5 is a long-recoil operated semi-automatic shotgun. The Browning Auto-5 was the first mass-produced semi-automatic shotgun. THanks for the response. Identifing a Belgium Browning -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- That applies to Auto-5 shotguns.
Barrel Rib four possibilities in 1937: Checking my notes I found that Japanese imports began in 1976 but Belgian production didn't end until 1978. Here is where singles from all races, backgrounds, and interests can find real singles to flirt, date, fall in love, and create long lasting relationships. Price for a browning indictor 10 gauge shot gun? Rob poston , May 17, 2016. THanks for the response.
It should be a G or M. I have one of the 1947 "X" 16's, X108xx. Dating these old guns are at best an educated guess.
From 1940 to 1946 production of the Auto-5 was turned over to Remington. All accessories are set up to properly identify the periods in where they were used making it possible to verify accessories and making sure they are proper to a specific Auto-5 shotgun. The trigger is gold plated, has a ventilated rib barrel, it has the nicer grade of wood stock nice checkering and very shiny finish , and the receiver has some nice engraving BROWNING with a small picture of John below and Twenty written in script near the top. If the gun is very old and engravings hard to read, locate your owner's manual to find your Browning serial number. Cost of a browning light twelve shotgun? What is the age of a Browning take down 22 lr with serial?
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Browning added an aluminum receiver has an aluminum receiver. Feed of the gold color trigger and now i have been trying to date on. What is more worth your money a 20 gauge shotgun or a 12 gauge shotgun why? It's the best dove gun ever. How much is a browning lever action 22 worth? What type of ammo does a 1900 browning pistol take?