browning 20 gauge A5 year and value

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  1. scottfarm

    scottfarm New Member

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    Serial # 68Z32949---Browning 20 gauge with 26 inch IC barrel. I assume this is a 1968 gun, but what does the Z stand for. I got a chance to buy this gun for $400. It is 85% with cracked forearm--receiver and barrel look good. Is This gun worth $400? Went to the browning ID site and doesn't say what the Z stands for in the serial number.
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    Ok, I found out it is a 1968 light 20, but about what is it's value?
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    As you discovered, the "Z" = Light Twenty.

    The value is tough to say... if you can post pictures of the gun, that would help.

    Bert H.
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    The barrel has been reblued and looks like it was done professionally-lighter blue though than the receiver which I know knocks the value down. Forearm cracked-ordered a new one. Inside of barrel is like a mirror. Got it for the wife and she loves shooting it. I ended of getting it for $375, but with the new forearm I will have $450 in it. What's it worth???

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    scottfarm New Member

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    Here's a better pic.

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    It is worth what you paid for it... no more, no less.

    Bert H.
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    Thanks for the info Bert. I believe it is a better gun than my new Maxus.
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