BDA-380 Pistol

The BDA-380 Pistol was introduced in 1977 and discontinued in 1997.

To find your serial number, you will need to refer to your owner's manual. We have most owner's manuals online.

Date Historic Information Serial Number Info
1977-1997 In 1975 Browning standardized its serial number identification which it followed until 1998.
1. BDA-380 Type 425=BDA 380
2. Date of Manufacture
is a two digit code
Z=1
Y=2
X=3
W=4
V=5
T=6
R=7
P=8
N=9
M=0
3. Serial Number
beginning with 01001
at the start of each year.


Serial
Number Example:

425RR01001

This would be an BDA-380 pistol, manufactured in 1977 with the serial number 01001.