The Browning Auto-5 semiautomatic shotgun began production in , and they were made until when the "Final Tribute" was produced. The Browning Auto-5 Sweet 16 lightweight, gauge shotgun, began production in and it ran through Pinpointing the exact manufacturing year of early Sweet 16s is a bit difficult. This is because Browning guns made from through were simply numbered in numeric order rather than given a serial number to denote the year in which they were made. For guns made after World War II, serial numbers or a combination of letters and numbers will aim you to the manufacturing year. Look closely at your gun to make sure it is a Sweet 16, gauge shotgun and not a standard gauge shotgun. All Sweet 16 shotguns made in and on will have "Sweet Sixteen" engraved on the left side of the receiver.
This would be a Auto-5 "Final Tribute" 12 ga.
27 rows Browning Semi-Automatic Five Shotgun (A-5) F.N. production began at serial . Pick up an A5 Sweet Sixteen and see how sweet it is. Guaranteed. The Browning A5 Sweet Sixteen is sure to become a modern classic, with a short-recoil operated action that is so reliable we back it with a 5 year/, round guarantee - come hell or high water. The Kinematic Drive. In its simplest term, kinetic energy is the energy of jankossencontemporary.com Length 28": Overall Length 49 1/4". Nov 27, Utah got it wrong when it made the Model its state gun in The Auto 5 was the only choice. Both guns, of course, were inventions of Utah native John Browning. However, while the is undeniably great, there were semiautomatic pistols before the , and there were semiautomatic pistols after it. The Auto 5 was revolutionary.
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Beginning with Serial Number 1 to approximatelyExact production figures are not available. Serial number is on the side of receiver.
The date of manufacture of a Browning Asometimes known as the "Auto-5"-can be determined by means of the serial number of the unit. It only takes a few minutes to locate the number and learn when the weapon was manufactured.
Locate the serial number of the weapon and write it down exactly as it is engraved. The serial number is normally on the shotgun's barrel or breach.
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The date of manufacture of a Browning Asometimes known as the "Auto-5"-can be determined by means of the serial number of the unit. It only takes a few minutes to locate the number and learn when the weapon was manufactured. The Browning Auto-5 semiautomatic shotgun began production in , and they were made until when the "Final Tribute" was produced. The Browning Auto-5 Sweet 16 lightweight, gauge shotgun, began production in and it ran through Pinpointing the exact manufacturing year of early Sweet 16s is a bit difficult. Example: 69G = A Auto-5 Lightweight 12 ga. shotgun with a serial number of In Browning standardized its serial number identification which it followed until Serial Number Example: RT
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Jan 08, In Browning started using two digits for the date of manufacture which was followed by a four digit code that identified the type of Auto M=standard weight. This was then followed by the serial number beginning with Example: 69G = A Auto-5 Lightweight 12 ga. shotgun with a serial number of The Auto-5 will be discontinued for To commemorate this historic event for the Auto-5, Browning released the "Final Tribute" version in 1. Serial Number. beginning with at the start of each year. #N#2. Date of Manufacture. is a two digit code. (distribution began in ) FT="Final Tribute" 12 ga. Number Example.
The info I have shows the 3Z as a light 20 gauge made in Join Date Feb Location illinois Posts I'm following this thread and after I looked up my number on the Browning Ser.
Little help here?
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How do I decipher this one? The "O" prefix shows your gun was made init is a standard weight 12 gauge.
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