When was my Browning bar made?

When was my Browning bar made?

Starting in 1969, Browning began the actual number using two digits for the date of manufacture, followed by an M. The number before M is the year. M=BAR High Power Rifle. This was then followed by the serial number beginning with 1000.

What does bar stand for in Browning?

Browning automatic rifle (BAR), automatic rifle produced in the United States starting in 1918 and widely used in other countries as a light machine gun. The BAR is a gas-operated rifle invented by John M. Browning (1855–1926), an American gun designer.

How much is a Browning BAR 7mm mag worth?

What is a BROWNING BAR rifle Worth? A BROWNING BAR rifle is currently worth an average price of $1,492.20 new and $1,101.68 used . The 12 month average price is $1,485.86 new and $1,135.93 used.

When did the Belgian Browning BAR come out?

Your gun was made in 1970. The serial numbers on the Belgian made guns had a letter stamp and then the year of manufacture which became 2 digit after 1969. My gun has M9 at the end and was made in 1969. Yours with the M70 indicates 1970. I just purchased a Browning BAR and the SN is on the barrel. It is 12881 M7.

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?

What is the serial number of a Browning BAR?

Serial Number beginning with 01001 at the start of each year. This would be a BAR High Power Rifle, manufactured in 1977 with the serial number 01001. In 1993 Browning introduced the BAR Mark II series.

Is the Browning B-80 made in Belgium?

The Browning B-80 was manufactured by Beretta and bears the Beretta proof on the barrel. That Beretta proof is the closest I can recall to what was described. We Buy Guns! 1 – 100, Antique or Modern! Were the A-500G or A-500R ever made in Belgium?