SOLD FOR: $1230
Make: Browning;Made by FN in Belgium, Assembled in Portugal
Model: Hi Power
Serial Number: 245PN54233
Year of Manufacture: 1989 (https://www.browning.com/support/date-your-firearm/hi-power-pistol.html)
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Action Type: Single Action Semi-Auto with Removable Magazine with Ambidextrous Thumb Safety
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH & MONTREAL P.Q.”. The right side of the slide is marked “MADE IN BELGIUM / ASSEMBLED IN PORTUGAL”. The barrel is marked “CAL. 9mm LUGER / 245PN54233”. The front strap is marked “245PN54233”. The right bow of the trigger guard is marked with a Belgian proof. The right side of the barrel lug is marked with a “* / M” inspection mark and a Belgian proof mark.
Barrel Length: 4 5/8”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a tall serrated rear sloping blade with white dot recess on the rear face that is fixed to the slide. The rear sight is a square notch with two white dots and a serrated rear face that is adjustable for windage and elevation. The rear sight is dovetailed to the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered red wood panels with smooth upper portions. The grips show only faint handling wear and the checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips rate in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
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 97% of its metal finish. The action has minor operational wear. There are infrequently scattered fine nicks and handling marks that are most notable on the front strap and top of the slide. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol is in about Fine-Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger is crisp. There is slight play between the slide and frame. 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 10-round magazine that shows minimal wear and rates in about Fine-Excellent condition.
Our Assessment: This is a Browning Hi-Power manufactured in Belgium and assembled in Portugal in 1989. This is a beautiful pistol with about 97% of its original finish in about Fine-Excellent condition. The bore is bright and the trigger is light and crisp. Please see our photos and good luck!