Where was the Browning Safari bolt action rifle made?
The Browning Safari Grade Bolt Action Rifles were made from 1959 to 1974. Browning had them made up at the FN plant in Belgium with premium FN Mauser actions and barrels. An article regarding the process of treating stock wood with a salt curing confirms this took place from 1966 to 1971.
When was the last Browning high power Safari made?
Discussion in ‘ Discontinued Browning Models ‘ started by Blair McAnally, Jan 8, 2018 . I took in trade a Browning FN High Power Safari Grade 30-06, Ser # L53x, and was hoping to get some help in dating it, from what I can tell it seems to be a 1st year production, 1969?
Where is the serial number on a Browning Safari 30-06?
Any other info regarding these rifle will be appreciated. Serial number is L10233 on the barrel just ahead of the action, in the barrel channel of the stock and just the numbers behind the bolt handle. Welcome to the Browning Owners Forum oberndorf !!
How big is the barrel on a Browning Safari?
Browning Safari rifle chambered in .308 Norma Magnum. Sights are a hooded front sight and a Leupold receiver mount for mounting optics. Barrel is 24 inches, blued. Bore is bright with strong rifling. Click for more info These fine very high quality Safari Grade Belg made are one of the great values in the gun world at this time.
What’s the price of a Browning 308 rifle?
Browning AB3 Stalker 308 Win Long Range Bolt Action Rifle. $799.99 $679.99. Notify Me When Available. Brand: Browning. Item Number: 035818218.
Are there any Browning high power bolt action rifles?
It has been manufactured in countless countries, resulting in variances in quality, materials, etc.; however, quality versions command premiums and remain in high demand, such as Browning’s FN High-Power rifle.
What kind of stock did the Browning Safari use?
In spite of the Safari being the base rifle, it was a beauty with select walnut stock wood and hand-cut checkering. Rifles in most calibers included a steel recoil lug, and the stock was fit by hand and bedded to a specific barreled action to maximize accuracy. The trigger guard and floorplate were lightly engraved and highlighted with gold.