Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine shotgun - FN Browning Model Auto 5

Centrefire self-loading magazine shotgun - FN Browning Model Auto 5

Date

1963

Object Number

XII.10885

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1996. From Sussex Police, no.2.

Physical Description

A five shot magazine shotgun fitted with a Cutts compensator on the barrel, which itself has an improved cylinder chock. (marked as such on the barrel)

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44.5 in (1130 mm), Barrel length: 19.5 in (495 mm), Weight: 3.5 Kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 63-68107

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Liege marks

Associations

Notes

One of the most successful designs for an automatic shotgun.