Browning offers history letters.
Exactly how is the pistol marked? 9mm browning serial number 72C44338
If it is marked Light 12, that is an incomplete serial number.
Could it be that your browning hi-power is marked 70C19171? If it is then it was made in 1970.
You will have to get it lettered from Browning to get that information
It should be marked as to where it was made.
Where will be marked on the barrel/receiver.
The caliber will be marked on the Barrel, the year made is 1983
The caliber should be marked on the slide.
Where will be marked on the barrel or receiver. When is 1977.
In adequate information to answer the question.
Since you did not provide the serial number, you can check the Browning web site (has serial number information on it). Also, the Blue Book of Gun Values has serial number information on Browning's.
Should be marked on the barrel
It will be marked on the receiver. It was made in 1980
It will be marked on the barrel where it was made.
1994. It will be marked on the slide.
This gun was made in 1928. The barrel will be marked as Browning Arms Co. Ogden Utah.
Impossible to answer without more information
You will have to provide the serial number. Alternatively, you can call Browning with the serial number and they will tell you. Some serial number information is on line at their website.
That is not the complete serial number. Value is going to depend on condition, and without further information is impossible to guess.
It will be marked where it was made.
Call Browning and ask for a historical letter.
No way to tell. The sn you list does not follow the standard Browning system listed here http://www.browning.com/customerservice/dategun/detail.asp?id=13
Your browning 16ga was produced by browning in belguim in 1949.
Browning.com has a sn function under customer service. It will be marked where it was made.