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 can I find the serial number on my Browning?
Now you can date your Browning firearm. The serial number found on your gun has the answer. This area will help you read that serial number. To find your serial number, you will need to refer to your owner’s manual. We have most owner’s manuals online.
When was John Browning born and what year was he born?
Born in 1855, John M. Browning dedicated his life to inventing revolutionary firearms that were desitned to shape the future. Read about him in this riveting biography.
Where was the Browning Safari bolt action rifle made?
Manufactured in 1964 in Belgium. .30 …Click for more info This Belgian made Browning model “Safari” is a right-handed bolt action rifle in .30-06 with a 22″ barrel. It has a checkered grip walnut stock with a raised cheekpiece.
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 is the serial number of a Browning rifle?
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. Example: 69M1000 = A 1969 BAR High Power rifle with a serial number of 1000.
When did the Browning FN bolt action come out?
The FN rifles ran from 1960 to 1974, at which time Sako actions were used exclusively. During the FN era, the guns were available in calibers from .222 to .458, the aforementioned three grades, long- and short-extractor actions, standard or optional medium-weight barrels, and God knows what else.
What was the price of a Browning FN?
During the FN era, the guns were available in calibers from .222 to .458, the aforementioned three grades, long- and short-extractor actions, standard or optional medium-weight barrels, and God knows what else. The price in 1960 for a Safari Grade High Power was $200 or thereabouts, which was a lot of money back then.
What kind of scope does a blegium Safari have?
Very nice condition 1968 Blegium Browning High Power Safari Grade chambered in 7mm Mag. FN Mauser action. Drilled and tapped for scope. Walnut Monte Carlo stock with cheekpiece.