What kind of grip does a Belgian Browning have?
Receiver has Belgian PV proof mark below the ejection port. Buttstock has a ” round knob” pistol grip and a FN buttplate. Info says they changed to a “flat knob” pistol grip in 1967. C12-70 is European designation for 12 ga. 2 3/4” chamber.
Where is the SR # on a Belgian Browning?
The sr# is located on the bottom in front of the load port, and as best I can make out is a 3, or 8M, with the numbers 11714 below. It has a FN buttstock cap on it. Could care less about the value really, but want to know what it is. Let me try! I have a Browning 12 ga, auto shot gun that I got from my FIL.
How to identify a Belgian Browning light 20?
Some of the Belgium ones were in big letters on the left side of the reciever and some in small letters in the barrel. I need a A-5 light 20 with choke tubes. This would be a Japan one as none of the Belgium light 20’s came with choke tubes as far as I can tell. You sure it was an A5 and not a B2000?
What’s the best way to clean a Browning rifle?
If the magazine is missing, open the bolt and manually push the bolt release lever up to lock the action open. 3 Using a rifle cleaning rod with tip and patch large enough for snug fit in bore, insert the rod and patch into the barrel from the muzzle end and run it back and forth several times.
When did Browning start making pistols in Belgium?
In 1955, the Browning Arms Company began importing a striker-fired, blowback-operated.380 ACP pistol built by Fabrique Nationale (FN) in Belgium. Designed by John Browning and originally designated a…Click for more info
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?
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.