BSS Side-By-Side Shotgun
The production of the BSS side-by-side shotgun began in 1971 (12ga) and 1972 (20ga). The Sidelock model was introduced in 1983. Production ceased in 1987.
To find your serial number, you will need to refer to your owner's manual. We have most owner's manuals online. You can go to those by clicking here.
|Date||Historic Information||Serial Number Info|
|1978-1987||In 1975 Browning re-standardized its
serial number identification. Browning ceased production on the BSS in 1987.
This would be an BSS 12 ga. Mag. 3",manufactured in 1978 with the serial number 01001.