What is the serial number on a Browning?

What is the serial number on a Browning?

Using previous topics in the ‘Guns and Equipment’ section of PW and the link to Browning’s ‘date your firearm’ website I think I’ve managed to understand that the serial number L13PR***** on my gun indicates it’s a Citori 802 ES made in 1987.

Where is the serial number on a Miroku Browning?

To find the year of proof of your (Post 1975) Browning or Miroku shotgun you’ll need to find the Serial Number. On most over and under shotguns this should be situated under the top lever…. and on Semi-Autos somewhere on the receiver…. In the Serial number there are two letters together – This is your date code.

When was the Browning 325 Mk 60 made?

If I got it right the 325 was made in 1992, though I think you have partialy answered your own question in that you prefered the fore end on the MK60. I had a MK60 20 bore, which is a well built gun.

When did The Citori Browning shotgun come out?

This would be a Citori Shotgun, manufactured in 1999 with the serial number 01001.

In 1975 Browning standardized its serial number identification which it followed until 1998. 1. Superposed Type 2. Date of Manufacture 3. Serial Number at the start of each year. This would be an Superposed 12 ga., manufactured in 1976 with the serial number 01001.

When was the Browning Hi Power pistol made?

This would be a 9mm Hi Power pistol, manufactured in 1976 with the serial number 01001. In 1998 Browning redid the standardization of its serial number identifications to work with its new data base program, Oracle. 1. Hi Power Type 2. Date of Manufacture

When did the Browning BAR Mark II come out?

The BAR Mark II series was introduced in 1993 and is still in production. In 1969 Browning started using two digits for the date of manufacture: 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 was the Browning A5 12 ga made?

12 ga. A5 or Auto-5 The Browning A5 or Auto-5 was patented in 1900. FN began production in Belgum in 1902.

When did the Browning B-25 gun come out?

Notes: This gun was designed in 1972 as a simpler, less expensive alternative to the B-25. (The true, real-world cost of the B-25 is very high, beyond the reach of many shooters.)

When was the Browning 20 GA shotgun made?

Exact production figures are not available. Year of manufacture on Pre-World War II production is strictly a guess at best. Production of the 20 ga. began. First series of numbers are for the 12 ga. Second series of numbers are for the 20 ga. These serial numbers for each year from 1949-63 are best guess.

When was the superposed 12 ga Browning made?

The Superposed is still available through Browning International’s Custom Shop. To find your serial number, you will need to refer to your owner’s manual. We have most owner’s manuals online. Production of the Superposed 12 ga. began in 1931. Exact production figures are not available.

How to determine the year of manufacture on a Browning A5?

Please note that few A5 serial number records remain on units manufactured from 1903-1939. Manufacturing of this model ceased in the year 2000. Print the pages containing the serial number and corresponding date you are seeking and file for future reference.

When did the Browning semi automatic rifle come out?

A contract between Browning and Fabrique Nationale was signed which authorized the Belgium firm to manufacture a blowback operated, 32 caliber semi-automatic pistol for all markets outside the United States. Production commenced in 1899. Application for patent was filed on a single shot 22 caliber plinking rifle known as the Winchester Model 1900.