This gun was manufactured in 1964. From 1958 to 1967, the serial numbers were started as 8S XXXXX, signifying 1958 manufacture to 7S XXXXX, signifying 1967 manufacture.
Yes, if so marked
It will be marked on the weapon.
take it to a gunsmith
Your Browning sweet sixteen shotgun as made in the year 1960,with a prefix of zero S(0S) to your serial number.
Your gun was made in 1955. Please click on the link below to figure value.
Your browning 16ga was produced by browning in belguim in 1949.
Acier special means Special steel, and barrels marked this way are only on FN sales guns, not Browning. FN produced the guns for sale outside the US and were not imported to be sold by the Browning Co. The FN version is mechanically the same as the Browning version, but markings and finish may be different.
If not marked on the barrel, take it to a gunsmith for testing.
Your browning auto-5 standard 16gauge shotgun was made by FN of belguim for browning in 1953.
It will be marked on the barrel. The barrel is marked "Made in Portugal".
Most Browning sweet sixteen shotguns have a prefix letter to there serial number.It should be a letter X,or S,or a combination of number and letters such as 8S,9S etc.The shotgun should be marked sweet sixteen also.Your serial number is dated to the year 1926.There were no number of letter prefix,s from the year 1909-1947 however.
Marked on the barrel.
The gun was made in 1952. How is it marked on the left side of the receiver? firstname.lastname@example.org
see browning.com THE FIST DIGIT FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND IS THE YEAR STARTING IN 1958 AND ENDING IN 1968 ON THE BELG MODELS. I THINK THAT THE 58 AND 68 ARE BOTH MARKED WITH AN 8. YOUR 5 SHOULD BE 65. IF YOU CAN GET AHOLD OF GLEN AT BROWNING HE CAN ANSWER FOR SURE. HE IS THE BROWNING HISTORIAN.
The barrel will be marked as to where it was made. Browning.com has sn data under cusotmer service. How it compares is a subjective call that only you can make after handling other makes.
It wil be marked on the barrel.
It will be marked.
Acier special means Special steel, and barrels marked this way are only on FN sales guns, not Browning Arms Co. FN produced the guns for sale outside the US and were not imported to be sold by the Browning Co. Providing this is the complete serial number without a letter above or preceding the number, then this gun was made in 1907. It is an FN Auto-5, not a Browning Arms Company A5. The FN version is mechanically the same as the Browning version, but markings and finish may be different.
Browning Shotguns were marked with this address from 1923-1931.
The barrel will be marked "Made in Belgium"
Should be marked
Marked on the barrel where it is made.
e They are marked on the barrel.
It will be marked on the receiver/barrel.