Current manufacturer with U.S. headquarters located in Morgan, UT. Browning guns originally were manufactured in Ogden, UT, circa 1880. Browning firearms are manufactured by Fabrique Nationale in Herstal and Liège, Belgium. Beginning 1976, Browning also contracted with Miroku of Japan and A.T.I. in Salt Lake City, UT to manufacture both long arms and handguns. In 1992, Browning (including F.N.) was acquired by GIAT of France. During late 1997, the French government received $82 million for the sale of F.N. Herstal from the Walloon business region surrounding Fabrique Nationale in Belgium.
The category names within the Browning section have been arranged in an alphabetical format: PISTOLS (& variations), RIFLES (& variations), SHOTGUNS (& variations), SPECIAL EDITIONS, COMMEMORATIVES & LIMITED MFG., and SHOT SHOW SPECIALS.
The Editors would like to thank the Browning Collectors Association for continuing to make their important contributions to the Browning section.
Beginning in 2004, Browning also offered various models/variations that were available only at the annual SHOT SHOW. For complete model descriptions of all SHOT Show Specials, please go to BlueBookOfGunValues.com/overflow to view them at no charge. To see complete models in print, please visit our website to order a current Browning Pocket Guide.