What year is my Baby Browning?
The “Baby” Browning was produced at F.N. in 1905 and was officially imported by Browning in 1954. This 25 autoloading pistol was discontinued in 1969.
What is a 6.35 caliber?
The . 25 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) (6.35×16mmSR) is a semi-rimmed, straight-walled centerfire pistol cartridge introduced by John Browning in 1905 alongside the Fabrique Nationale M1905 pistol.
Where is the serial number on a Baby Browning?
During the first decade of its production the Baby Browning was offered only with a blued finish. No nickle, engraved, or luxury versions were advertised, though custom work could always be had for a price. The serial number is on the left side of the frame, above and slightly behind the trigger.
What kind of gun is the Baby Browning?
The gun we used for this review is a Belgium made FN pistol that was imported to the US and sold under the Browning name. Based on the serial number it was made in 1966. This example is in very good condition with a lot of the original bluing and very little wear.
Where did the name Baby Browning come from?
FN produced under license from the American arms designer John Browning the revolutionary Model 1905 pocket pistol. Despite the name FN used for this pistol, it was later marketed as the “FN 1906”, the “V.P. .25” (V.P. denoting Vest Pocket), and most confusingly, the “Baby”.
What kind of magazine does the FN Baby Browning have?
The pistol features a six-round magazine capacity and is a striker -fired, single action, blow back mechanism. The manual thumb operated safety locks the slide in the closed position when engaged using side thumb pressure. FN produced under license from the American arms designer John Browning the revolutionary Model 1905 pocket pistol.
How many versions of the Baby Browning are there?
PSA currently offers more than 20 versions of the original 1931 Baby Browning pistol, including exhibition grade versions which incorporate orange, green and yellow gold, hand chisel engraving and rare materials. The PSA 25 pistol is manufactured using computer numeric controlled machining,…