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Old November 22, 2020, 10:18 PM   #1
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Browning 12 gauge serial number FN 134504

I brought this Browning auto 5 with serial number FN 134504. Trying to find out as much information as I can on it. What year was it made, where it was made, and what it maybe worth today? It is in really good condition.

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Old November 23, 2020, 09:45 AM   #2
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Browning auto 5

How do I post pictures of the gun on here?
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Old November 24, 2020, 05:04 PM   #3
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Since the serial number starts with FN, are you sure it's a Browning? Check the left side. What's it say? FN made the Auto-5 for Browning, but only the guns shipped to North America were marked Browning. The rest of the world had FN 1903 Browning Patent Self-Loading shotguns. Same thing, but if it's marked FN, it's not a Browning technically. A lot of FNs have come home with servicemen stationed overseas in the 75 years since the end of WW2.
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I use Paint to reduce the size of the picture to 50%, then post it using the "Insert Image" button above the screen where yu type your post.
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Old November 24, 2020, 06:40 PM   #4
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Sounds like a FN version to me
www.proofhouse.com might have the year data on it
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