Michael Collins Browning Model BPS Field 10 Gauge 30” Pump Shotgun MFD 1997

SOLD FOR: $2,850

LSB#: 231115MG040

Make: Browning

Model: Field Model BPS Hunter

Serial Number: 21546NR192

Year of Manufacture: 1997

Gauge: 10 Gauge, 3 1/2” Chamber

Action Type: Bottom Ejecting Pump Action Shotgun fed by Tubular Magazine

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH & MONTREAL P.Q. / MADE IN JAPAN”. The right side of the barrel is marked “INVECTOR BPS SPECIAL STEEL 10GA – 3 1/2” FIELD MODEL-30″”. The right side of the receiver is marked with the serial number. Both sides of the receiver are engraved with scroll patterns and fowl scenes; the left side is signed “Michael Collins”. The Browning stag is engraved with gold colored fill in the trigger guard.

Barrel Length: 30” Vent Rib

Choke: The muzzle is threaded for choke tubes. The currently installed choke measures Full. Also included are Improved Cylinder and Modified.

Sights / Optics: This shotgun is mounted with a bead fixed to the vent rib above the muzzle. The top of the rib and the top of the receiver are checkered/serrated to help reduce glare.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered walnut with gloss finish featuring a finger grooved forend, semi-pistol grip, straight comb and solid rubber Browning buttpad. There are some dried grease spots but no significant wear or damage. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 14 1/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The buttpad has no notable wear or damage. The stocks are in Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright with two spots of persistent fouling near the muzzle. There is no apparent erosion. In this writer’s opinion, this bore is a 9.5 out of 10.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are a few small freckles of oxidation on the portion of the barrel covered by the forearm. The pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun is in Fine-Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This shotgun comes in its original serial matching box with the previously mentioned chokes and a choke wrench.

Our Assessment: This is a Michael Collins edition Browning BPS model shotgun with a 30″ barrel threaded for removable chokes, chambered for 3 1/2″ 10 gauge shells. This one has some light wear in the stocks but it retains good mechanics, and the bore is bright with no erosion. For the correct-handed shooter, this is a great option, a bottom ejecting shotgun sure beats a shotshell hull to the face…This is a sturdy shotgun with a lot of hunting trips left in it, and when paired with a full set of chokes, the only question is what will you be hunting?! Please see our photos and good luck!


Michael Collins Browning Model BPS Field 10 Gauge 30” Pump Shotgun MFD 1997
Michael Collins Browning Model BPS Field 10 Gauge 30” Pump Shotgun MFD 1997