Browning & Miroku Age Lookup

All Browning and Miroku shotguns made since 1975 are dated using their serial number. Specifically, the serial number contains two letters – these two letters…

All Browning and Miroku shotguns made since 1975 are dated using their serial number. Specifically, the serial number contains two letters – these two letters are used to date the shotgun.

Our date lookup tool works on all types of Browning and Miroku shotguns, including over-and-under, pump-action, and semi-automatics. On an over-and-under shotgun the serial number is usually found beneath the top-lever, whereas on semi-automatics it is located on the receiver. 

Search for your Browning or Miroku shotgun

To find the age of your Browning or Miroku shotgun, simply enter the guns year code – two letters forming part of the serial number. This is often found under the top-lever.


Browning & Miroku date codes

Our date lookup tool uses the following table. You can use it to date your shotgun by looking up the value of both letters in your gun's serial number. For example, NR would be 97.

LetterValue
Z1
Y2
X3
W4
V5
T6
R7
P8
N9
M0

3 Replies to “Browning & Miroku Age Lookup”

  1. I’m looking for information on my 20 GA BC Miroku OU with matching serial # M360960. I’ve read about date identifying letter codes but my shotgun has no such letters

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