Impossable to answer without a description of the condition of your Browning shotgun,and the serial number.
This is an Auto-5 Shotgun
It stand for "national plant of war weapons herstal Belgium" Fabrique National is simply "National Plant" and it is common to call the Company "FN".
No published sn data that I know of for FN
Can't be answered without a DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALL MARKINGS and what it is (rifle, handgun, shotgun)
No way to answer since a serial number was not provided.
Browning offers history letters on their website for a reasonable fee.
FN made several models of shotgun. Would need to know what type of action, etc.
I believe you have a Browning Auto-5 shotgun. Depending on condition, it may be worth $200 to $700.
Need model information. You listed the barrel marks on a shotgun that are on many different models. Also need condition and details of the gun.
Please add the model number(name) and the serial number of your shotgun to get a accurate date and value to your shotgun. Browning Arms Company Ogden Utah, Made in Belguim. Fabrique Nationale D"armes DE Guerre Herstal Belgique, Hump back 59287 16 guage I am looking for a butt plate and I will assume that different guages take different butt plates Any help in identifying how to determine which butt plate would be appreciated Ken Scherf 740 685-6761 firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find out how old your shotgun is, by going to the FN website and sending an e-mail to the commercial manufacturing division. Value is decided by condition, markings, and history of the gun.
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.
Browning offers history letters on their website for a reasonable fee. They will need the serial number.
There are many different models of Browning shotguns that were made in Belgium by the Fabrique Nationale manufacturing plant in Liege/Herstal. The oldest of which is the Auto-5 Automatic Shotgun which began in 1903. Some Superposed shotguns are still made there.
you have a 12ga Magnum made in Herstal Belgium by Fabrique Nationale in 1969. FN was the manufacturer of all belgian Brownings. auto5man
Your serial number indicates that your Browning 16 gauge shotgun was made in the first year of production,which was 1909.
Your browning auto-5 magnum shotgun with a 0V prefix dates your shotgun to 1960.It was made by FN of belguim for browning that year.FN stands for Fabrique Nationale which is located in Herstal Belguim,near Liege.
i don't have the answer to your question, but i have the same shotgun in a 16 ga. with serial number 75626. i can't seem to find much info on this shotgun.
Try egunparts, on line auctions, local gun shops, gun shows, pawn shops, want ads, for sale ads, Shotgun News, estate sales and garage sales.
Your Browning auto-5 magnum shotgun was made in Herstal,Belgium by the firm FN(Fabrique Nationale)for Browning in the year 1965 with the serial number that you have provided.