Originally Posted by sgttessnc
I have found a pre WWII A5 according to the serial#. I want to make sure that first is is operational and safe to fire. What is going price of something like this? There is no adjustable choke for it. I think it is beautiful and am ready to buy if I can get the right price. Is there anything to look for to flag it as a bad buy or damaging.
Serial # is 202xxx
Over the years I have had several pre-war Brownings and I never had a problem with any of them. I had heard that during the war the Czech did
sabtoage some Brownings by adding sand to the metal when molding them
but I have never heard of anyone getting hold of any of those