The earlier the better. 1 is in the Browning Museum.
You will have to call Browning.
The suffix of M71 was assigned to the Browning model BAR(Browning semi-auto rifle) which was made in the year 1971 in Belgium for Browning.
You will need to supply the serial numbers to your shotguns to get the age of your browning shotguns correctly.
All Brownings have serial numbers.
Comparison to known serial numbers.
See the Browning Company site under the tab "services" for date a serial > number was manufactured. > > At "Blue Books Publications" site, go to firearms and at bottom of page are > sections for serial numbers and an appraisal for $20.00 up to $500.00 of > value (then 2% of the value. ) > > Also do search for "George Madis". He is author of "Browning Date of > Manufacture" and has an extensive bilo of pulblications on Browning and > firearms, including miltary weapons. >
This would be a Browning BAR semi-auto rifle
If your browning has a 0G prefix to that serial number then it is a light twelve made in 1960. The value is 450-600 dollars in the condition you describe.If it has a vent rib barrel then it is worth 600-750 dollars.
Under the barrel release lever on the top of the frame
The number before the "V"
Browning would be the only place that might have all. Blue Book of Gun Values has a good portion of them.
No- but if you find the serial number on the pistol, go to the Browning website. Browning has seachable production records based on model numbers, and serial numbers within that model.
Please provide the model information. Serial numbers were sequential by model only.
The letters PM in the serial number sequence indicates that your Browning HI-Power handgun was made in the year 1980.
Go to Browning.com and look for serial numbers under customer service
With the serial number that you have suppled,your Browning Sweet Sixteen was made in Belgium for Browning between 1957-1958.The A prefix was mixed for Sweet Sixteen numbers during this time with the highest number being 10,900.
Your best bet is to contact Browning directly.
Provide a detailed description of ALL markings.
50-500 USD or so
For about 40 USD you can get a history letter from Browning on your firearm. The sn you list does not follow normal convention. Just the numbers would date it to @1926.