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Old January 12, 2009, 07:47 PM   #1
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Old NIB Belgium Browning A5 question.

I grew up with a Belgium-made Sweet Sixteen in my hands and know these guns fairly well. However, I can't seem to run down anything on this gun. It's a Light-Twelve, gold trigger, no engraving, round knob, the writing on the barrel isn't in english, and the serial number is 65/II865. I've called Browning directly, spoken with people at several of Cabelas Gun Libraries and I can't seem to pin anything down aside from the opinion that it was probably made for European sales. Any info would be great.

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Old January 12, 2009, 09:45 PM   #2
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Identical to the Browning marked Auto-5 guns sold in the US, all of which were made by Fabrique Nationale. This is just a European market gun. All the parts interchange etc.

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Old January 12, 2009, 09:49 PM   #3
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I'd like to find out a little more info on this piece. Like year made, (prolly '65) number made that year, value, collectablity, that kinda stuff.
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