Where does the Belgian Browning butt plate come from?
Here is the kicker, lots were made in Belgium but assembled in Portugal so they will say ‘made in Belgium Assembled in Portugal’ and the like. On all the A5’s that where made and assembled in Belgium the butt plate has he distinctive FN ‘fabrique national’ logo and the barrel will only say Made in Belgium.
Where was the Belgian Browning Auto 5 made?
The earlier guns made by Fabrique Nationale in Belgium are amongst the most prized both for functionality and for quality of manufacture. The guns were also made by Miroku in Japan for a while and the Japanese made guns were well made but tend to be heavier than the Belgian FN made guns.
What kind of gun is a Belgian Browning?
These guns were made by Remington as their Model 11 and by Savage as their Models 720 and 745. With their long recoil operation these guns soak up recoil and tend to function with near legendary reliability. The Belgian made examples are already collector’s items, but are not too valuable to collect and shoot.
Where can I find the serial number of a Belgian Browning?
Need some help Have a Browing Arms Made in Belgium with St Luis MO and Montreal PQ on barrel when trying to date this can not locate by serial number which starts with 69X where can I go to get more information on this gun?
Who was the designer of the Belgian Browning?
Designed by John Moses Browning, and completed by Dieudonne Saive, the pistol was chambered in 9mm and had a 13 round capacity, and was a desirable military firearm. For comparison, the German issued P.08 Luger and P.38 held 8 rounds of 9mm each.
Where are the proof marks on a Baby Browning?
The barrel is marked CAL.6 m /m 35., visible in the ejection port of the slide, and the barrel is stamped with the standard Liege proof marks. Belgian inspector and smokeless powder proofs are also stamped on the right side of the slide and frame.
How can you tell if a Browning is from Belgium?
I asked her to look on the barrel and see if the word Belgium appeared she said NO all it had was “Browning Arms Co. St Louis Mo.” and (BP) in a circle. I had her ask the seller how they identified it as a Belgium and the man said “cause I told you so” She sat the gun down and walked away! which is less than what I would have done.