SOLD FOR: $1700
Make: Browning, Made by FN in Belgium
Model: Hi Power
Serial Number: T176694
Year of Manufacture: 1967 (https://www.browning.com/support/date-your-firearm/hi-power-pistol.html)
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Action Type: Single Action Semi-Auto with Removable Magazine, Thumb Safety
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY St LOUIS Mo. & MONTREAL P.Q. / MADE IN BELGIUM”. The barrel is marked with Belgian proofs over “CAL. 9m/mP.”. The right of the frame is marked “T176694”. The right front of the trigger guard is marked with Belgian proofs. The left front of the trigger guard is marked “G”. There are faint marks on the butt of the grip frame.
Barrel Length: 4 5/8”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a half-round blade fixed to the front of the slide. The rear sight is a “U”-notch dovetailed to the rear of the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered wood. The grips have light handling wear, no major defects. Overall, the grips are in about Very Good condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This pistol retains about 90% of its metal finish. The finish is thinning at the edges. There is some surface metal loss at the safety notch of the slide. There are some scattered light nicks, scuffs and scratches with infrequent minor surface oxidation, most noticeable on the left of the slide above the markings and on the right at the front of the slide. The screws show tool marks with useable slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol is in about Very Good-Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. It has a safety mounted on the left side of the frame. There is no magazine disconnect safety. We have not fired this pistol. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol comes with a single 13-round magazine, manual, and a Browning zippered soft case with a wool interior. The magazine has light operational wear, frost on the baseplate, intact feed lips and a strong spring, in about Very Good condition. The case has light wear from storage with no rips or tears, in about Excellent condition. Please note no magazine will be included if prohibited by your laws.