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  Browning Arms Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Browning Arms Company was founded in Utah in 1927.
The company is based on the designs of John Browning, one of the more prolific firearms inventors.
Browning is currently a fully-owned subsidiary of Fabrique Nationale de Herstal of Belgium.
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 John Browning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
John Moses Browning (January 21, 1855 - November 26, 1926), born in Ogden, Utah, was an American firearms designer who developed many varieties of weapons which were used in the US Military for decades in the 20th century.
Browning belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a served a two year mission for the church in Georgia beginning on March 28, 1887.
His father Jonathan Browning, who was among the thousands of Mormon pioneers in the mass exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois to Utah, had established a gunsmith shop in Ogden in 1852.
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 John Browning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Moses Browning (January 21, 1855 – November 26, 1926), born in Ogden, Utah, was an American firearms designer who developed myriad varieties of weapons, cartridges, and gun mechanics, many of which are used in the U.S. military and elsewhere to this day.
From 1883, Browning worked in partnership with the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, and designed a series of repeating rifles and shotguns, most notably the Winchester Model 1887 and Model 1897 shotguns and the lever-action Model 1886, Model 1892, Model 1894 and Model 1895 rifles, all of which are still in production today.
In 1977 FN acquired the Browning Arms Company which had been established in 1927, the year after Browning's death.
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 Frequently Asked Questions--What is the historical timeline for Browning?
J.M. Browning Company was incorporated in Utah with the Browning Arms Company as a subsidiary.
Browning line was enlarged with the B-2000 automatic shotgun in 12 gauge, the Citori 20 gauge and the Citori Trap & Skeet models.
Browning licenses its footwear division to H.H. Brown Shoe Co. (Browning introduced hunting boots in1968.) In partnership with Winchester Ammunition, Browning develops the new 300 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) cartridge.
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 Utah History Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The business known as the Browning Arms Company was officially organized in Ogden, Utah, under that name in 1927, a year after its most famous namesake, John Moses Browning, died.
Browning Brothers manufactured guns in Ogden and produced 600 Browning single-shot rifles before the company turned over the patent to the Winchester Arms Company.
All used numerous Browning patents, and it is not generally known that many of the guns produced by these companies were invented by John Browning.
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From 1883, Browning worked in partnership with the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, and designed a series of repeating rifles and shotguns, most notably the Winchester Model 1887 and Model 1897 shotguns and the Winchester Model 1885, Model 1886 and Model 1894 rifles, all of which are still in production today.
The Company was an outgrowth of the Wesson Rifle Company.
The Company's name was briefly changed to the New Haven Arms Company and manufactured the Henry rifle during the civil war.
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 History Browning Arms
July 17, 1897 A contract between Browning and Fabrique Nationale was signed which authorized the Belgium firm to manufacture a blowback operated 32 caliber semi-automatic pistol for all markets outside the United States.
It was part of the Browning Arms Co. line from 1955 to 1969.
September 1927 J.M. and M.S. Browning Company was incorporated in Utah with the Browning Arms Company as a subsidiary.
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 FN Browning BDM
Not to mention Colt pistols, designed by Browning, the Browning Arms company of USA imported german-made SIG-Sauer P220 pistols under the name of Browning DA in 1970s.
BDM stands for the Browning Double Mode (or Dual Mode), and it's mean that the pistol can be had in either traditional Double Action mode or in Double Action Only Mode...
Another change from traditional "Browning" style is a disassembly lever on the left side of the frame, that must be turned down for removal of the slide and barrel, instead of the traditional HiPower method where you remove the slide catch lever.
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 Morgan County History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Browning Arms Company is located in Mountain Green, on a 640 acre tract two miles up Cottonwood Canyon.
Fabrique Nationale d'Armes de Guerre of Belgium and the Miroku Corporation of Japan bought out the company which had been founded by John Moses Browning, born in Ogden, Utah, who had invented his first rifle at the age of 23 in the year of 1878.
The company had been in the hands of the Browning's until the above mentioned change was made.
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 Ogden Weber Chamber of Commerce
The company manufactures compound bows and a specialized pistol in Utah, but most of the firearms are made in Belgium.
Browning turned the business over to his son, John Moses, who made his first gun at age 11 and went on to revolutionize the industry and gain an international reputation as a firearms genius.
Old timers around when the company at 286 21st Street was founded in 1920 remember driving to the store for blocks of ice to make their own ice cream.
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 Codes and Markings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The earlier company was best known for their revolvers, while after 1914 the emphasis was changed to pistols, and they were produced under many trade names.
Purchased by Val Forgett of Navy Arms in 1978.
Was purchased by J. Stevens Arms Company in 1932.
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 Classic Handguns of the 20th Century: The Browning HI-Power
The Browning Hi-Power is a notable handgun of the last century for a number of reasons.
At the time, Browning was working with Winchester but was dissatisfied with that company over the manufacture of one of his shotgun designs.
It was Browning's intention to retain a single-column magazine because he was concerned about the reliability of the double-column type.
www.handgunsmag.com /featured_handguns/browning_hi_power   (1370 words)

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Harwill was purchased by Browning Arms Company in the spring of 1969 for a cash amount exceeding $2 million.
The boat operation became the Browning Marine Division and all personnel were kept on the payroll.
The Browning Marine Division was sold in August 1974 to Fuqua Industries, Inc. of Atlanta according to an announcement by J.J. Klein, general manager.
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 Arms Browning Company: Information on Browning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In Ordinary Men, Christopher Browning wrote of everyday German citizens, members of a police unit in Berlin, who were sent to Poland and there, practiced the messy slaughter of whole villages of Jewish children, women, and men.
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Browning and his two sons, Mike and Mark, along with Yatesville resident Lynn Bates, have spent the better part of two years lovingly restoring the Hightower Grist Mill...
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John M. Browning left us a legacy -- to make the products that you will be proud to pass on as a part of your own legacy.
But the spirit of John Moses Browning and his drive to improve, innovate and invent held on, and it is with more than a little pride that we look at where we stand today.
After all, John M. Browning left us a legacy -- to make the products that you will be proud to pass on as a part of your own legacy.
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 Welcome to Groberg Communications, Inc.
John Browning was the most prolific gun inventor the world has ever known.
From the first of 44 patents for Winchester to supplying America all of it's automatic weapons in three world conflicts, John M. Browning was an inventive genius.
Browning invented pistols, rifles, and shotguns for Winchester, Remington, Colt, Fabrique Nationale and others.
www.grobergfilms.com /american_gunmaker   (245 words)

 Muzzle Blasts Online,Vol. 2, No. 4.,; Jonathan Browning, Mormon Gunsmith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jonathan Browning was born and reared in rural Brushy Fork, Tennessee, in the early nineteenth century, amid scattered, nearly starving farmers.
Newcomers were heartily welcomed and the Brownings from Tennessee quickly made new friends and acquaintances who were anxious to barter for the talents of the young gunsmith.
For nearly one hundred years the contributions of Jonathan Browning were extolled in family circles, and a few of his innovative guns were displayed in the Browning Armory.
www.muzzleblasts.com /vol2no4/articles/mbo24-2.html   (2068 words)

 Browning Arms Company information and related industry information from Hoover's
Browning Arms Company has drawn a bead on the firearms market for more than 125 years.
Browning, who earned many patents for his gunsmithing inventions, developed designs that were manufactured by Winchester, Colt, and Fabrique Nationale.
The company, which has also operated as the J. and M. Browning Company and as Browning Industries, now makes rifles, shotguns, pistols, and accessories, along with archery and fishing equipment, knives, flashlights, outdoor apparel, footwear, and security safes.
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 AA Auction 7313812 (Ends 05/19/2006, 14:00:00 PST) First Ever NRA Online Auction! Buck Mark Hi Grade
Included with this fine weapon is a lockable Browning pistol rug case, a magazine, a cable lock, and a letter of authenticity signed by Browning President and CEO Charles Guevremont and NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre.
By morning a few locks of John's hair had been singed, but the Browning family was dining on biscuits and the three birds taken with the boy's first shot - the shot that sparked a brilliant revolution in firearms.
Browning Arms Co., the company that John Browning founded 126 years ago, recently created an endowment within the NRA Foundation to ensure the shooting sports program continues to be funded for many generations to come.
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 ANTHONY ARMS - our store is recognized for its enormous gun inventory throughout Western PA
Anthony Arms offers a convenient trade-in program towards the purchase of any new or used gun.
Anthony Arms is located directly across from the Allegheny County Airport.
Anthony Arms offers an on-site gunsmith to serve our customers with repair work on all types of firearms as well as general repairs on old and new guns.
www.anthonyarms.com /about.html   (186 words)

 Browning A-5 Shotgun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Hartley was excited, to say the least, about producing the Browning automatic shotgun and asked John Browning to come in that very afternoon to work out the details.
Stamped "Browning Automatic Arms Company," the initial 10,000 units were imported into the U.S. in 1904, selling out in less than a year.
To complete the circle, Browning Arms is actually a division of Fabrique' Nationale d'Arms de Guerre.
www.chuckhawks.com /browning_A-5.htm   (765 words)

 Welcome to BagBoy
The company, founded in 1945, faced a changed marketplace that required bold adaptations in approaching the market as well as employing the latest technology in manufacturing.
Only two years later the Jarman family sold their interests in the company to the recreation equipment, development and sales organization, the Browning Arms Company, based in Morgan, Utah.
When the Hogan Company was sold to Spalding in 1997, the struggling Bag Boy Company was held out of the sale to be run as an independent company.
www.bagboycompany.com /pressreleases/pr0900c.htm   (511 words)

 John M. Browning
Another was the famous Browning Automatic Rifle commonly called the B.A.R. It was a light machine gun that set the standard in medium field automatic weaponry.
The third was an auto-loading shotgun that used the gases from the exploding shells to reload and recock the weapon.
When I brought my new auto shotgun to Winchester the company refused to manufacture it because they saw no real potential for the gun and it was expensive to make.
www.northstar.k12.ak.us /schools/ryn/projects/inventors/browning/browning.html   (977 words)

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Bryco Arms, No. 98 L 6684); (2) Obrellia Smith filed a complaint on behalf of her daughter, Salada Smith, who was killed in the course of a drive-by shooting by a juvenile gang member using a gun manufactured by defendant Navegar, Inc. (Navegar) (Smith v.
Navegar, Inc., No. 98 L 13465); and (3) Anthony Ceriale filed a complaint on behalf of his son, Michael Ceriale, who was killed in the course of his duties as a Chicago police officer by a juvenile gang member using a.357 Magnum revolver manufactured by defendant Smith and Wesson Corporation (Smith and Wesson) (Ceriale v.
Bryco Arms states a viable public nuisance cause of action under Illinois law with respect to counts I and VII of the complaint.
www.state.il.us /court/OPINIONS/AppellateCourt/2001/1stDistrict/December/Html/1010739.htm   (7882 words)

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1844- John Browning, world famous gun maker and inventor who was taught gunsmithing by his Mormon pioneer father, Jonathan Browning, was born at Ogden, UT. Starting the J.M. and M.S. Browning Arms Company with his brother, he designed guns for Winchester, Remington, Stevens and Colt arms companies, as well as American and European armies.
Browning had more gun patents than any other gunsmith in the world.
The company he founded, known now as Browning Arms Company, is located at Morgan, UT.
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 WHAT IS COVERED  In keeping with the commitment to provide the customer with unmatched quality craftsmanship and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
By then, the company was marketing its own golf bag, the “Cart-Mate”, which was designed to attach to the Bag Boy cart by means of a few part changes.
The Jarman family sold their interests in the company in 1969 to the Browning Arms Company, a recreation equipment, development and sales organization based in Morgan, Utah.
When the Hogan Company was sold to Spalding in 1997, a small group of managers and employees, along with the current owner, held The Bag Boy Company out of the sale to run as a stand alone company.
www.bagboycompany.com /aboutus.htm   (418 words)

The firm began chambering its Browning High Power rifle for the.22-250--a wildcat cartridge for which there was no commercial ammunition available.
The company adopted the.22-250, added "Remington" to the name and offered it in its Model 700 along with a line of commercial ammunition.
This is a wildcat that forced both rifle-makers and ammunition companies to sit up and take notice because it was just too good to ignore.
www.rifleshootermag.com /ammunition/great_0930   (1538 words)

 Arizona Response Systems: Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
FN, FNH, Fabrique Nationale, are trademarks of Fabrique Nationale de Armes de Guerre, Herstal Belgium.
Browning is a registered trademark of the Browning Arms Company, Morgan Utah.
Nothing in this webpage is intended to diminish the intellectual property rights of the companies identified above, or any of the myriad of other companies identified in these pages.
www.arizonaresponsesystems.com /home.htm   (448 words)

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