FN produced the A5 in Belgium until 1975, with a brief break during World War II when production shifted to Remington from 1940-46, and lastly to Miroku in Japan starting in 1975 until the traditional A5 ceased production in 1999.
What year is my A5 Browning?
In 1999 Browning issued the Final Tribute version featuring engraved scenes of John M. Browning, the F.N .Auto-5 Semi-Automatic Shotgun.DateHistoric InformationSerial Number Info1949270001-2850001950285001-3150001951315001-3460001952F.N. took over production of the Auto-5.346001-38700012 more rows
When did Browning stop making the A5?
1998 The Browning Auto-5 was the first mass-produced semi-automatic shotgun. Designed by John Browning in 1898 and patented in 1900, it was produced continually for almost 100 years by several makers with production ending in 1998. It features a distinctive high rear end, earning it the nickname Humpback.
Where is the Browning A5 made?
The original Browning A5 shotguns, like this one, were made in Belgium until the start of World War II, when Remington produced the A5 alongside their Model 11s. Production returned to Belgium after the war, but moved to Brownings Miroku plant in Japan in 1975.
Is the Browning Maxus a good shotgun?
Well, the Browning Maxus Ultimate carries, shoulders, and swings with ease. Shooting pheasant loads I still dont notice recoil. The result: Im happy to report I bagged my first South Dakota rooster thanks to great dog work and a good field gun.