1977 to date new style serialization browning 380 acp cal year ser # start ser # end 1955 - n/a 1964n/a 1965598804 500000 1966603890 598805 1967619474 603891 1968n/a 619475 1969 - yn/a 1970 discontinued due to gca of 1968 new model has longer barrel, adj rear sight, modified grip year ser # prefix code 1971 197171n prefix before ser no. Browning sweet sixteen question under a section for dating guns you can ask for the age on wikianswers or go the browning web site to date your gun. John m browning (custom shop browning) 1-17,000 exact production figures are not available year of manufacture on pre-world war ii production is strictly a guess at best. Find great deals on ebay for browning pistol case and browning pistol rug shop with confidence. John browning transformed the firearms industry with his innovative designs for sporting rifles, handguns and machine guns many of his creations remain in use after more than 100 years.
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This page details the development and operational history of the browning model 1922 (model 1910/1922) semi-automatic pistol including technical specifications and pictures. Guns with serial numbers that have letter suffixes are found in blocks hi, i have a fn browning 1910, 7,65 32 acp, serial number 167251 when was it made approximated value thank you the 1910 fn browning pistol when browning set out to design the model 1910 fn browning, the serial number is on the right side of the frame. One of the attributes of genius which characterized john m browning was his ability to create many separate and distinctly different firearms designs almost simultaneously. Welcome to my overview due to the variety of pistols for the pistols of the german wehrmacht the fn browning m1922 was a very popular pistol in many.
Star firearms: finding model numbers and dating with proofs home firearms star, sa model names are all too frequently a source of confusion for star pistols. In 1955, the browning arms company introduced the model 1910 pistol for the american market as the model 1955 made in belgium, this model was virtually identical to the european model except for the markings and grips. Find great deals on ebay for browning pistol grips shop with confidence.
Image credit: vanderlinden, anthony, the belgian browning pistols, wet dog publications, greensboro, north carolina, 2001: page 140: holland: the dutch government placed its first order for model 1922 pistols in october 1924. Guns ~ browning a5 16ga serial number date guide serial number guide for dating 16ga browning a5s and the consideration to properly date your gun. What is the difference between the mk ii and mk iii hi the gun had a spur hammer and some were offered with lanyard browning will replace the slide. My father has a belgian browning hi-power 9mm sn is 39xxx haven't had much luck searching online for dating info the browning site shows sn's starting at 70000 when it was introduced in 1954.
Here's a link to the date codes that used on the browning high power pistols browning date your firearm - hi-power pistol note: fn uses the same date.
Browning europe, herstal i then contacted browning who said they would try and help and get back to me (4 problems to date) with this particular gun. I (rob) have put this post up by our very own mike george of sporting gun fame cheers mike, nice one hi everybody: italian guns are easily dated by a code - not in the serial numbers but next to the proof mark. Browning owners site support this is the place to post anything and everything related to the functional aspects of this site. Many firearms enthusiast consider the hi-power an improved design by john browning over his famous m1911 pistol the fabrique nationale firm is still in business today and is a subsidiary of the herstal group.