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Old July 8, 2013, 09:19 AM   #1
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Browning Auto 5

A friend of mine has a Browning A5 and is curious about its age/value. I've been unable to find out much info about it. The serial number is:


Any information would be greatly appreciated. He says it's a Sweet Sixteen.
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Old July 8, 2013, 07:12 PM   #2
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Like all used things it depends on the condition.

I'd say, looking at Gun Broker, it could go for $500-1100, for good to excellent condition.
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Old July 8, 2013, 07:15 PM   #3
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Old July 8, 2013, 07:47 PM   #4
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The 1R prefix is from a 1961 standard model 16 gauge.

If the gun is a Sweet Sixteen it will have a gold plated trigger.
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Old July 8, 2013, 07:50 PM   #5
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More importantly, if the gun is a Sweet Sixteen, it will say so on the receiver.
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