Double Automatic Shotgun
Production of the Double Automatic shotgun began in 1955. Invented by Val Browning, son of John M. Browning, production ceased in 1971.
To locate where your serial number is located, 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|
|1955-57||The Double Automatic Shotgun began production in 1955.||Accurate production notes were not kept during this time period.|
|1958-67||From 1958 serial numbers were preceded
by the date of manufacture.
8A=aluminum receivers for 1958.
8C=steel receivers for 1958.
Example: 8C21601 = A 1958 Double Automatic with steel receiver and serial number 21601
|1969-72||In 1969 Browning started using two
digits for the date of manufacture which was followed by a four digit code that identified
the type of Double Automatic. The Double Automatic ceased production in 1972.
This was then followed by the serial number beginning with 1000.
Example: 69A1000 = A 1969 Double Automatic shotgun with an aluminum receiver and serial number of 1000.