Write down the gun manufacturing date and the gun model as provided by the representative or online search tool. Rob, The serial number that appears on your gun is 81xxx S7. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on serial numbers and dates of manufacture are accurate, records on early production models such as the Auto-5 and Superposed shotguns were not included due to the complexity of numbers, models and grades offered. The Browning B-80 was manufactured by Beretta and bears the Beretta proof on the barrel. Browning ordered 10,000 of these shotguns in his first order.
After that Browning imports used letter prefixes to differentiate the various models. I would have to research the other proofs but usually the butt plate is a good first indicator. There is unfortunately no one stop shop for this task but hopefully with the help of this lense you will be able to find your firearm by manufacturer below and follow their link in order to track your weapon. You can reference the above website in order to date your firearm by the numbers and letters in the serial number and also learn how to read the serial number to know what each number and letter stands for, just like in a drivers license number. Most importantly, the single selective trigger mechanism that he wanted for the Superposed had been finished by Val.
Rubicon Project This is an ad network. That Beretta proof is the closest I can recall to what was described. Another way to date a barrel is with the date code. However, I can't find the year manufacture information via the serial number on Browning's web site. Thanks very much for you replies Rudolph. The strange markings on my first Auto-5 and the research required to decipher them is what got me hooked on these guns.
Do not have 'Browning' engraved anywhere on the receiver. About The Author Born in southeastern Washington State, Sam Hoober graduated in 2011 from Eastern Washington University. Private-party sales of stolen guns are also uncommon, but can occur. There is a straight mark on both the barrel and extension, which allows them to be lined up perfectly. I think the gun was made around 1930 but I cant work out how old the barrel is.
Avalon Guns Limited is acting as a credit broker offering finance products from Omni Capital Retail Finance Limited. Date Historic Information Serial Number Info 1903-1939 First 10,000 shipped to U. I went to the Winchester website to find the datge of manufacture of my '94 levergun. Google DoubleClick Google provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. We work hard to bring the best Firearms Forum has to offer! See Resources for the gun manufacturer's online directory of many gun manufacturer websites.
The reason is some manufacturers rely on a mere number. Semi-autos will usually have the make and model of the firearm printed on the slide, either on the right or left side. Kimber and Wilson Combat Master Dealer Sorry to re open an old thread, but I have an identification question. Check the search tool in the state where you purchased the gun. Of course, anything is possible.
I have a Browning A-5 round knob, with Made in Belgium on the barrel. He was a Staff Sergeant at the time. Browning Browning Superposed The Browning Superposed was last firearm to be designed by John Browning and one of the first over-under shotgun designs to be commercially produced. Date: Historic Information: Serial Number Info: 1903-1939: First 10,000 shipped to U. If that gun is reported stolen, the search tool will display that information.
With Auto-5's few rules are set in stone. Firearms manufacturers, you see, stamp a certain amount of information on the outside of the gun. However, if one goes the route of a gun serial number lookup online, there's a chance that a search will give one multiple results. However, it should be noted that a gun serial number check isn't the most reliable or precise method of getting information about your gun. Browning Superposed serial numbers, Browning Superposed value, Lightning, Sell Your Guns Serial Number Lookup Val A.