Browning Buckmark Medallion


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slowr1der
January 28, 2013, 12:08 PM
I am trying to help a friend that doesn't have a computer find a part for his Browning Buckmark. He needs the medallion that goes on the grip. According to Browning this gun was made in 1990. The medallion on it has the deer head and is gold in color. Everywhere that I know to look lists a medallion but sayd new style. The new style seems to be a dark color instead of gold. Does anyone know where he can get the original gold one?

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gb6491
January 28, 2013, 07:18 PM
The old style medallion had the letter "B" on it. Can you post a photo of your friend's remaining medallion? My guess is that it's like those currently available, but with some of the antiquing polished/worn off.
Regards,
Greg

slowr1der
January 28, 2013, 07:21 PM
I didn't know that. I just assumed it was the color that was different. I will see if I can get a picture next time I'm over there. It looks pretty much exactly the same as the "new style" one he ordered from Midway, except that the one from Midway is dark color almost like a really dark gold where his was just a gold color and not dark at all.

slowr1der
January 28, 2013, 07:24 PM
This is the one he ordered
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/926287/browning-grip-medallion-browning-buck-mark-pistol-bda-380

His old one looks exactly like that except that it's a light gold color instead of the dark color of this one. He was hoping this one was just darker in the picture than it was, but it was exactly like the picture when it arrived.

slowr1der
January 28, 2013, 07:30 PM
Here is the same pistol he has and his medallions look the same.
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=327226594

Is this just a worn down version, or were the old ones lighter colored? He just hates to change his and then have it lower the value by not being original.

danez71
January 28, 2013, 09:25 PM
The 1st link to midway is for a 380 - It says "Browning Buck Mark Pistol, BDA 380".

The 2nd link shows an actual Buckmark 22.

Maybe thats the difference?

gb6491
January 28, 2013, 09:31 PM
You see them with different shades of patina.
For example, here's an older gun (like the one you linked to):
http://www.armslist.com/posts/82178/knoxville-tennessee-handguns-for-sale--browning-buckmark--22lr-with-gold-trigger
...and a newer gun from the Browning website:
http://www.browning.com/products/catalog/imagepreview.asp?mid=051398

If you'd like another opinion, I suggest the Browning forum at rimfirecentral.com
http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=17:)
Regards,
Greg

Dudemeister
January 29, 2013, 01:46 AM
Here are the original grips off my 1990 BuckMark

http://digistealth.com/Public/Guns/Buck_Grips.jpg

slowr1der
January 30, 2013, 11:57 AM
Thanks guys. Looks like they must just be worn down or something. Now the next question is what's the best way to put the new medallions on? Should he just use super glue and glue it over the old glue? Or is there a better way?

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