When was the superposed 12 ga Browning made?
The Superposed is still available through Browning International’s Custom Shop. To find your serial number, you will need to refer to your owner’s manual. We have most owner’s manuals online. Production of the Superposed 12 ga. began in 1931. Exact production figures are not available.
What are the dimensions of a Browning Superposed shotgun?
To my eye the Lightning models with their Prince of Wales semi-pistol grip stocks and thinner forends are the best looking of the Superposed guns, but other configurations are available. Browning Superposed guns have been offered in all gauges from 12 to .410, and in multi-barrel skeet sets. Typical barrel lengths are 26″, 28″, 30″ and 32″.
What is the serial number of a 1962 Browning shotgun?
2J=.410 bore for the year 1962. Example: 6556S2 = A 1962 Superposed 12 ga. shotgun with serial number 6556. This was then preceded by the serial number beginning with 1000. Example: 1000S69 = A 1969 Superposed 12 ga.. shotgun with a serial number of 1000. In 1975 Browning standardized its serial number identification which it followed until 1998.
What was the last gun designed by John Browning?
The Browning Superposed was last firearm to be designed by John Browning and one of the first over-under shotgun designs to be commercially produced. John Browning had envisioned it as the last gun the government would ban from private ownership and was designed to be the first over under shotgun that was affordable to the general population.
2F=28 gauge for the year 1962. 2J=.410 bore for the year 1962. Example: 6556S2 = A 1962 Superposed 12 ga. shotgun with serial number 6556. This was then preceded by the serial number beginning with 1000. Example: 1000S69 = A 1969 Superposed 12 ga.. shotgun with a serial number of 1000.
When was the Browning 20 GA shotgun made?
Exact production figures are not available. Year of manufacture on Pre-World War II production is strictly a guess at best. Production of the 20 ga. began. First series of numbers are for the 12 ga. Second series of numbers are for the 20 ga. These serial numbers for each year from 1949-63 are best guess.
What is the serial number on a Browning 12 ga?
Serial Number at the start of each year. This would be an Superposed 12 ga., manufactured in 1976 with the serial number 01001.