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Old February 17, 2007, 05:57 PM   #1
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Browning BAR ID?

Hi Folks!

I'm trying to identify when a Browning BAR -- serial number 68xxx M9 -- was made. It's a Belgian made gun, and I'm guessing the final "9" indicates 1969, but I'm not sure. Any thoughts?

Also, it's chambered in 7mm Remington Magnum. Would that be considered a long or short action? Long, I'm guessing.

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Old February 17, 2007, 06:10 PM   #2
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M9? M69?

M69 is 1969.

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Old February 17, 2007, 06:13 PM   #3
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Yup, "M9"

I've seen some inconsistencies in Belgian Browning serial numbering before, for example, on an Auto 22.
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