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Chuccho: Measure the hole diameter at the end of the long round thing and compare that measurement with the below, so you can tell me the gauge of shotgun you have....10 gauge = .775 inch, 12 gauge = .729 inch, 16 gauge = .662 inch, 20 gauge = .615 inch, and 28 gauge = .550 inch Now remember, this is the diameter of the hole and not the diameter of the barrel (big round long thing). Kerry Hey Kerry: You told him the gauge, now you need to identify the model and give him a value for the shotgun.... I like that, just put a nipple on it and he'll be fine.Sounds a little young right now though for a 20 gauge....Pictures are available here: number of receiver: 53421 or 63421Number on barrel: 53396Number on wood: 151331The receiver has the following stamped on it: FABRIQUE NATIONALE D'ARMES DE GUERRE HERSTAL BELGIQUE BROWNING'S PATENT DEPOSEOn the other side are a couple of symbols I matched up with this website: the photos I tried to clearly identify what each marking was.Other markings/info on the barrel (also well marked in the pictures): ACIER SPECIAL 12 C in a diamond D = 70/20.7 P. K 831.9 CHOKE 17.1/18.2 17.4/18.2 398 Several more symbols from the browning proof mark page Any help that anyone could give me would be great. The ID at the end of the barrel averages 0.68", interestingly that points to a 16ga. After reading more, I realized I may not have been measuring correctly.Model 11s are worth about half what A5s are (at best) and the parts are not interchangeable.Back to A5s..about 1953, Browning brought about "product ID codes" that consisted basically of a letter before a #.MIKE GEORGE The MK70 was introduced in the mid 1990s, so your gun can only be about 15 years old at the most.
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This distinctive feature makes it easy to identify A-5s from a distance.
Hi guys I've been reading the serial number chart on Browning's website, but am more confused now than ever. Thank in advance, Aaron Aaron H Your looks to be a 1958-67 model (85) as first two digets of the serial. "V" is the product ID code, in your case, 12ga Mag The number following it is the actual serial number of the gun.