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What is the value of a Browning 12 Gauge Automatic Shotgun

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What is the value of a Browning 12 Gauge Automatic Shotgun Serial No. 249024?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Blue Book of Guns, Firearms Appraisals
Expert:  Bill replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I would be glad to help you any way that I can by answering your question to the best of my ability.
Is this an Auto-5 we're talking about?
Thanks,
Bill
Expert:  Bill replied 1 year ago.
According to the serial number your Auto-5 was made in 1947.
Here is some info and the current Blue Book values for the Browning Auto-5:
AUTO-5 STANDARDWEIGHT - 12 (disc. 1970) or 16 (disc. 1964) ga., 26-32 in. barrel, various chokes, checkered walnut stock and forearm, between 7 1/3-8 lbs. Browning resumed importation from F.N. in 1946.
Current values:
Plain barrel:
100%: $1150
98%: $975
95%: $800
90%: $675
80%: $600
Matte rib (solid):
100%: $1450
98%: $1275
95%: $1100
90%: $1000
80%: $900
Vent rib:
100%: $1350
98%: $1175
95%: $1000
90%: $900
80%: $800
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Expert:  Bill replied 1 year ago.
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Bill

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