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Model: 84FS Cheetah, No. J84F212
Serial Number: H62620Y
Year of Manufacture: 2016 (CP Datecode)
Caliber: .380 ACP
Action Type: Removable Magazine Double Action DA/SA Semi-Automatic Pistol
Markings: The left side of the frame is marked with the serial number, Italian proofs, and the date code. The left side of the slide is marked “PIETRO BERETTA GARDONE V.T.-MADE IN ITALY / PATENTED BERETTA USA CORP. ACKK, MD” and is also marked “IT16” above the safety. The right side of the frame is marked “84 FS CHEETAH – CAL. 9 Short / READ MANUAL BEFORE USE” and is also marked “PB” above the trigger. The right side of the slide is marked with the “PB” logo followed by “WARNING: RETRACT SLIDE TO SEE IF LOADED, / DOES NOT FIRE WITHOUT MAGAZINE”. The right side of the barrel is marked “PB-CAL 9 Short / 380 Auto” and has proofs at the muzzle.
Barrel Length: 3.82”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a recessed red dot in a blade that is integral to the barrel. The rear sight is a square notch with a red dot below the notch for quicker alignment and is dovetailed into the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered wood with smooth borders and the Beretta medallions on either side. The checkering does not have any notable damage and has remained sharp and attractive. The grips have some faint compressions and a few little scuffs to the smooth borders but they are very small and light. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Nickel with Alloy Frame
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore but there are some traces of stubborn fouling.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. The bottom of the grip frame has some small marks from loading. The left side has some wear from contact with the safety/decocker. The pistol has some handling wear and there is light operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are sharp. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. When in single action the safety functions as a decocker. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included with this handgun is an unlabeled blue hard case and two 8-round magazines. The mags have some thinning and smooth spots from standard use, in about Fine condition.
Our Assessment: The Beretta Model 84FS is about a 2/3 size Model 92 and designed with many of the same features as the 92FS. It has an ambidextrous decocker, fixed front and drift adjustable rear sight, a beautiful nickel finish, and is chambered in .380 ACP. The pistol comes with a blue hard case with two 8 round factory magazines to get you started. The pistol is in about Excellent condition with 98% of its finish remaining. The bore is bright with sharp pronounced rifling and no erosion. Its double action first shot makes for a perfect concealed carry gun which can also be used for home defense. This pistol hasn’t been shot very much and probably sat most of its days in its box. This example is in Excellent condition and ready to be added to your collection! Please see our photos and good luck!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This handgun CANNOT be transferred as a dealer sale in California. This handgun CANNOT be sold as a Private Party Transfer (PPT) at our Simi Valley shop. All cartridge firing handguns (even C&R’s and antiques) sold to a California resident must be DROS’d. This does not apply to out of state residents.