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The value of your Browning Sweet Sixteen auto-5 shotgun round knob can not be determined without you giving a detailed description of the shotguns overall condition including the condition of the bore.
There should be a number in front of the S. without it I cannot date it.
with these fine made Belgium shotguns,condition is everything in the value of your Browning Sweet Sixteen shotgun which was made in Belgium in the year 1957.They can be worth between 300-1,200 dollars if the original condition is quite prevalent and the bore is in excellent condition.
If your sweet sixteen is unfired and having 100% of its original finish remaining,the value will be as follows.A plain barrel shotgun is worth 1,075 dollars.A solid matte rib barrel model will be 1,650 dollars,and a vent rib barrel model will bring 2,100 dollars.
With the serial number that you provided,your Browning sweet sixteen shotgun was made in 1951.There are 3 distinct values for your browning sweet sixteen shotgun,which will be based on your shotgun having between 60%-90% of its original finish remaining,and a good bore.The plain barrel model is worth between 425-725 dollars,the solid matte rib barrel model is 600-950 dollars,and the vent rib barrel model is between 675-1,050 dollars.
How much is a Browning Sweet 16 gold trigger shotgun worth?
your browning sweet sixteen was made in 1965.assuming that you have a standard grade in 80% condition it would be worth about 625.00 dollars,if it has a vent rib barrel it would be worth 875.00 dollars. if the shotgun is in better condition say 90% the value would go up another 100-250 dollars.
your browning sweet sixteen with the 5s prefix dates this shotgun to 1965.as to value there are to many condition and varying deluxe features that would add or subtract from the value.I would have a look at s p fjestads blue book of gun values to get a correct value amount.