BAR High-Power Rifle
The production of the BAR high power rifle began in 1968. The BAR Mark II series was introduced in 1993 and is still in production.
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|
|1968-75||In 1969 Browning started using two
digits for the date of manufacture:
M=BAR High Power Rifl
This was then followed by the serial number beginning with 1000.
Example: 69M1000 = A 1969 BAR High Power rifle with a serial number of 1000.
|M=BAR High Power Rifle|
|1976-1992||In 1975 Browning standardized its
serial number identification which it followed until 1998.
This would be a BAR High Power Rifle, manufactured in 1976 with the serial number 01001.
|1993-1997||In 1993 Browning introduced the BAR
Mark II series.
This would be a BAR Mark II Safari, manufactured in 1993 with the serial number 01001.
|1998||In 1998 Browning redid the
standardization of its serial number identifications to work with its new data base
This would be a BAR Mark II rifle, manufactured in 1999 with the serial number 01001.