Model 11s are worth about half what A5s are (at best) and the parts are not interchangeable.
Back to A5s..about 1953, Browning brought about "product ID codes" that consisted basically of a letter before a #.
The whole thing goes a little something like this: The first A5s became availble to the US sportsman around 1920 or so.
They were available in 12ga only until 1925 when the 16ga came out. Round about WWII, Remington started making model 11s as Belgium was under German occupation.
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I recently inherited what appears to be a Browning A5 from my father.
I know very little about it or shotguns in general so I am hoping to find some help identifying this shotgun.
Remington Arms sold a variant called the Remington Model 11 that was nearly identical but lacked the magazine cutoff found on the Browning.it was produced continually for almost 100 years by several makers with production ending in 1998.It features a distinctive high rear end, earning it the nickname "Humpback".Aloha, I'm new here and would like to extend a warm and grateful "Aloha" to everyone who looks at this post.I've searched for hours here but could not find anything close to this discussion.