What do 2 asterisks mean on a Browning shotgun?
It stands for Modified choke.
The main 2 reasons would be that your Browning auto-5 shotgun needs a good cleaning of the chamber and gas system,or your shotgun has a broken ejector/or extractor.This 2nd reason would require a gunsmith to repair.The first reason you may do yourself,or take it to a gunsmith and have him determine the overall problem.
Your Browning auto-5 shotgun in 16ga.was produced for Browning by FN of Belguim in the year 1924,with the serial number that you provided.These fine made shotguns range in price from 375-550 dollars,depending on the overall condition of the shotgun and a finish ranging from 60%-90%.Beware that any Browning 16ga shotgun could be ordered with a 2 9/16in chamber prior to the year 1928.If you have such a shotgun the value would be half of what…
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Your browning auto-5 shotgun was made in 1929 by FN of belguim for browning.These older browning auto-5 shotguns are valued at between 475-600 dollars for a shotgun with a good bore and blueing still evident in a amount of 70-80%.These prices are based on a chamber of 2 3/4 in.Some shotguns of this age had a chamber length of 2 9/16in.
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Yes it can, however it is not as simple as lengthening the chamber in the barrel. There are in fact 12 different modifications that must be made to the shotgun to have it work properly with the longer shell. Contact the Browning service dept for a quote. Browning is the best source to have this done.
What is the age and value of a Belgian Browning 16 GA Standard Weight gun in 80-90 percent finish with a pad Serial Number 15312?
Your browning auto-5 16ga shotgun was made in 1913 with the serial number that you provided.A grade 1 browning auto-5 shotgun with a 2 3/4 in chamber will bring 325-375 dollars for a shotgun in the condition you describe with a plain barrel.If you have a solid matte barrel then 375-475 dollars.If you have a vent rib barrel then 465-575 dollars.Please be aware that any 16gauge shotgun made prior to 1927 could be had in…
What is the age and value or a belgium browning 16ga standard weight gun in 80 percent with no pad - serial number 406XX?
Your Browning auto-5 shotgun in 16 gauge,which was made in the year 1926 will bring 325 dollars for a plain barrel model,375 dollars for a solid matte rib barrel model,and 465 dollars for a vent rib barrel model.You may subtract 25% for the above stated prices if your Browning shotgun has a 2 9/16 inch chamber.These were made from 1909-1926.In 1927 Browning had there shotguns chambered in 2 3/4 inch chambers only.
What is the age and apprx value of your Belgium Browning 12 ga serial H86686 it has 2 28barrels Mod and IC chokes?
If we are talking about a browning auto-5 shotgun? then it was made in 1956.The value of a standard weight auto-5 which you have,is selling for between 350-500 dollars depending on the overall condition remaining on the wood and steel.You could expect a additional 50-75 dollars for the second barrel that goes along with your shotgun.
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Your serial number indicates that you have a Browning auto-5 light weight shotgun that was made in the year 1959.the value will be between 340-450 dollars for a shotgun having between 60%-80% of its original finish remaining on the wood and metal,plus a good bore.This is for a plain barrel model.If you have a vent rib barrel model,then the value will be between 415-525 dollars.You may add 40% to these stated values due to you…
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2 cents.Please ignore the previous responder to your question.In order tom give you a accurate value you must provide the serial number to your Browning shotgun(to indicate it,s age)and then describe what type of barrel you have(plain,solid matte rib,or vent rib.)this will affect the price,and describe the overall condition of your shotguns metal,and wood.This will entail how much of the original finish remains.All these factors come into play when giving a value to any firearm.
I will first say that your browning sweet sixteen was made in 1949.It was made for browning by fabrique nationale in belguim.There should be scroll writing on the receiver saying sweet sixteen.The chamber is for 2-3/4 in shells.Your shotgun is based on the john m browning auto-5 design.There were 3 different barrel types available from browning.First a plain barrel,then a matte finish on top barrel,and last a vent rib barrel.for a more detailed identification you…