View Full Version : Old Browning?

July 23, 2010, 07:26 AM
Got one in I'm not too sure about. At first glance thought it was a Baby Browning. Markings are: Pistola Browning Automatica, "Salvaje" Patentada 1918. No S/N, caliber or any other markings. If this is a Spanish copy of some sort I'm gonna give it right back--I don't work on that stuff. Any ideas? Goatwhiskers the Elder

James K
July 23, 2010, 08:06 PM
The markings are Spanish and the gun is, too. It is not a Browning and is probably a copy of the Browning Model 1906, not of a Baby Browning, which is a different gun. Whether Browning parts might work, I have no idea but suspect they won't as those Spanish guns are EXTERIOR copies of the Browning but use a hammer and firing pin instead of a striker, so they are different inside.

Those guns are junk and are never worth spending time or money on, but sometimes customers just won't believe that.


July 23, 2010, 08:48 PM
As suspected. Thanks, Jim. Its goes back tomorrow untouched--I don't work on junk. Goatwhiskers