Where is the serial number on Browning shotguns?
To find the year of proof of your (Post 1975) Browning or Miroku shotgun youll need to find the Serial Number. On most over and under shotguns this should be situated under the top lever… and on Semi-Autos somewhere on the receiver… In the Serial number there are two letters together – This is your date code.
Was the Browning Auto 5 used in ww2?
The weapon featured prominently in actions involving World War 1, World War 2, the Korean War and the Vietnam War where its short-ranged lethality could be put to good use. Design work on the Auto-5 began in 1898 to which Browning secured a patent for his autoloading design the following year.