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What does superposed mean when describing a shotgun?


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2007-10-08 14:33:54
2007-10-08 14:33:54

This is a double barrel, over/under shotgun.

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The Dictionary says: "to place above or upon something else, or one upon another." As in the case of the Browning shotgun, the Superposed model ws the first sucessful Over/Under shotgun ever made. Browning used the dictionary description to name the model "Superposed" because one barrel is apon another.

It is the model name of the first Over/under shotgun that Browning made. "Superposed" in the dictionary means "one on top or over another".

Browning Superposed Shotgun

With the serial number that you provided,your Browning superposed shotgun was made in Belguim for Browning in the year 1955.

Based on that information, anywhere from $500-$10,000.

John Moses Browning. The Browning Superposed was the first practicle over, under shotgun

Are we talking a citori,or a superposed? this is needed to get a accurate value.Also include the grade of your shotgun if it is a superposed.

It will be marked on the botton of the receiver.

Your serial number of 15232 indicates that your Browning superposed shotgun was made in the year 1938.There were 1999 made that year starting with serial number 14,001 and ending with 16,000.

The lightening model is essentially the same as the regular superposed, with several weight saving modifications. These include slimmer forearm, lighter barrels, and small internal changes to the receiver. All in all, the weight savings are about a 1/2 pound. -jimmy

The 72S suffix to your serial number indicates that your Browning superposed shotgun was manufactured in the year 1972,by FN of Belguim for Browning.

If your over under shotgun was made prior to 1964,then the model of your Browning shotgun should be named the superposed.

Does not exist. However, there is a famous over/under shotgun made by Browning call the Superposed.

The name is Superposed. Find this book - Browning Superposed: John M. Browning's Last Legacy by Ned Schwing

Your browning model superposed could bring between 550-1,500 dollars depending on overall condition,and a good bore.

Your Browning superposed shotgun will be 57 years old this year.It was produced in the year 1955.

FN is the abbreviation for Fabrique Nationale Arms Co. of Herstal, Belgium. They made most of the A-5 shotguns and Superposed shotguns for Browning USA.

The browning superposed shotgun was first made in 1931.the serial number run began with the serial number 1 and ended with the serial number 2,000.

Your Browning lightning superposed shotgun was made in the year 1968 with the serial number that you have provided.

100-1000 USD and up depending on specifics

Are we talking about a auto-5 shotgun,or a BPS(browning pump shotgun),or a over-under shotgun(citori, or superposed)These answers would help me determine the value of your shotgun which was made in 1980.

This is the same as a Superposed model shotgun. Introduced in 1931, Browning still makes these in Belgium.

Ask a gunsmith for help or call Browning and ask for a free manual

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