Bought it a few years ago from a old family friend that was in his late 80's and said his da got it for him when he turned 16. On the gun is says "Browning Arms Company St Louis Mo & Montreal PQ" on the left side of the receiver. On the bottom is says 1S 73659 Trying to date it. And the value! Tried calling Browning but after 30 mins on hold I gave up.