The gun saw military service worldwide between World War I and the Vietnam War.
They however continued to mark the date code on the end flap of the shipping box for shotgun barrels however.
They planned on using just the serial numbers to tell when the gun was manufactured.
The Auto-5 was produced by Remington alongside the Model 11 until FN could resume making the gun after the war.
Unlike the Remington Model 11, the Remington-produced Browning shotguns had magazine cutoffs.
to Winchester, where he had sold most of his previous designs.
When Winchester refused his terms, Browning went to Remington.
Remington Arms sold a variant called the Remington Model 11.
it was produced continually for almost 100 years by several makers with production ending in 1998.
It was the first successful semi-automatic shotgun design, and remained in production until 1998.