Browning Auto-5 Shotguns, The Belgian FN Production - Revised, Second Edition

 
9780970799760: Browning Auto-5 Shotguns, The Belgian FN Production - Revised, Second Edition
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The Browning Auto-5 Shotguns is the first book ever to cover the history, model variations, accessories and production dates of the legendary Browning Auto-5 shotgun. The authors; H.M. Shirley, Jr. and Anthony Vanderlinden combined their knowledge in specific areas to make this publication possible. This publication is to date the only reference book on the Auto-5 (A-5) shotgun prepared entirely with the extensive cooperation and support of Browning, FN Herstal, the Ogden UT, Browning museum and the Liege Firearms museum. This reference is the only accurately researched book on the Auto-5 (A-5) shotgun and its production. The purpose of the book is not only to introduce the many models and details of the Auto-5 (A-5), but also to give the collector the first and only accurate method in dating a specific Auto-5 (A-5) shotgun. Just a bit of the information found in The Browning Auto-5 Shotguns: 1-The History of FN, (Fabrique Nationale) 2- John M. Browning and the Browning Arms Company. 3- The Creation of the Auto-5: From patent dates and numbers to prototypes. 4- The initial order of 10,000: A detailed analysis of the first order that John Moses Browning ordered with FN in 1903 and how many actually were shipped to the United States. 5- Serial Numbers: The first an only available accurate published record of serial numbers for all Auto-5 guns in all gauges. 6- Proofmarks: A historical review of the Belgian proofing system, as well as a detailed account of each proofmark and explanation as found on Auto-5 (A-5) shotguns. 7- Component Parts: Each relative part of the Auto-5 (A-5) shotgun is reviewed and changes and introduction dates on the changes is explained. 8- Models: All models are clearly discussed with their variations and introduction dates. 9- Boxes, Cases and Hang tags. 10- Engraving patterns: From the early custom "One of a kind" Auto-5 shotguns to the later special grade Auto-5 (A-5) shotguns.

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Shirley, H.M. Jr. and Vanderlinden, Anthony
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Book Description Wet Dog Publications, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2nd Edition. 242 pages. Pictorial hardcover published without a dust jacket. 8.75" x 11.25". Browning Auto-5 Shotguns is the only book devoted to the history, model variations, accessories and production dates of the legendary, FN produced, Browning Auto-5 shotgun. The authors combined their extensive knowledge on these topics to make this publication possible. Shirley brings his expertise to the work through his understanding of the Auto-5 and his meticulous approach in dating the firearms, parts, and accessories. Vanderlinden brings his in-depth knowledge of the history of Fabrique Nationale, its products and production capabilities. For this second edition, the authors have revised and clarified some of the data and added some special edition guns like the Centenary models as well as the Final Tribute model. Equally important is the extensive cooperation of Browning, FN Herstal, the John M Browning Firearms Museum, and the Liége Firearms Museum in the research for this publication. The book is, to date, the only accurately researched work on the Auto-5 shotgun and its production. The purpose of this book is to introduce the many models and details of the Auto-5s produced by FN, and also gives the collector the first and only accurate method in dating a specific firearm. In addition to offering information on the Auto-5, the authors have attempted to emphasize the historical events surrounding John Browning, the Browning Arms Company, and Fabrique Nationale. An excellent book. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 4593

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Book Description 2010. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Browning Auto-5 Shotguns is the only book devoted to the history, model variations, accessories and production dates of the legendary, FN produced, Browning Auto-5 shotgun. The authors, H.M. Shirley, Jr. and Anthony Vanderlinden, combined their extensive knowledge on these topics to make this publication possible. Shirley brings his expertise to the work through his understanding of the Auto-S and his meticulous approach in dating the firearms, parts, and accessories. Vanderlinden brings his in-depth knowledge of the history of Fabrique Nationale, its products and production capabilities. For this second edition, the authors have revised and clamed some of the data and added some special edition guns like the Centenary models as well as the Final Tribute model. Equally important is the extensive cooperation of Browning, FN Herstal, the John M. Browning Firearms Museum, and the Liege Firearms Museum in the research for this publication. This book is, to date, the only accurately researched work on the Auto-S shotgun and its production. The purpose of this book is to introduce the many models and details of the Auto-S's produced by FN, and also gives the collector the first and only accurate method in dating a speck firearm. In addition to offering information on the Auto-S, the authors have attempted to emphasize the historical events surrounding John Browning, the Browning Arms Company, and Fabrique Nationale. Seller Inventory # ANG-2010-9780970799760-X3

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