What is the age of a Ranger shotgun that says Browning patent pending with a number of 31291 and where do you find parts?
We need more information to provide an age of the gun; Such as Model number and type of action: Pump or Auto. Most of these clones were sold by Sears & Roebuck. They are primarily utility guns and have little or no collector value. Condition is important to value a gun, but there is little difference in price for most of these. Pump guns $100-$250 Autoloaders $200-$350 Add 20% for near new condition / Detract 20% for guns with recoil pads or poly chokes.
I would like to start first with the serial number.The letters MR in the middle of the serial number indicates that your browning shotgun was made in 2007.With that said,if you have a pump shotgun then you have a browning BPS.If you have a over/under shotgun then you have a browning citori.If you have a semi-auto shotgun then you have a browning gold model.
What is the age of a Ranger shotgun that says Browning patent pending with a number of 30526 and where do you find parts?
The shotgun you own is a Savage/Stevens 520 shotgun. It was sold by Sears under a Browning patent. They first started making these shotguns in the 1920s. You can probably find more info by looking into the maker. To find parts, try Numbrich. Their Web site is www.e-GunParts.com. They have diagrams of the parts and you can find most parts you need there. Answer The shotgun is at least 75 years old, because the last…