The production of the B-80 Automatic Shotgun began in 1981. Production ceased in 1988.
Use the picture below to locate the serial number on your Browning B-80 Shotgun.
|Historic Information (1981-1988)
||Serial Number Info
In 1976 Browning re-standardized its serial number identification. The B-80 went out of production in 1987.
- Serial Number beginning with 01001 at the start of each year.
- 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
Serial Number Example:
This would be a B-80, manufactured in 1980 with the serial number 01001.