SOLD FOR: $1525
Make: Inglis, Canada
Model: No. 2 Mk. I* (Hi Power)
Serial Number: 7T288
Year of Manufacture: 1944-1952
Caliber: 9mm Parabellum
Action Type: Single Action Semi-Auto with Detachable Magazine
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “NO 2 MK. I* / BROWNING-FN 9MM H.P” and “INGLIS CANADA” in front of the slide serrations. The right of the barrel, slide and frame are each marked “7T288”. The right of the frame has crossed flag and “C”-broad arrow proof markings. The butt has inspection marks. The left side of the hammer is marked “II”.
Barrel Length: 4 5/8”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated, tapered blade dovetailed to a boss at the front of the slide. The rear sight is a square notch integral to a raised base at the rear of the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered black synthetic grips. The inside of each grip panel has “CL” inscribed in a “D” or bullet, the left panel is also marked “44”. The grips show scattered light nicks, scuffs, and scratches, most in the smooth borders. There are some scuffs in the checkering, in general it is well defined. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in about Very Good condition. There is a lanyard loop on the rear left side of the grip.
Type of Finish: Black
Finish Originality: Refinished
Bore Condition: The bore is dim with scattered erosion. The rifling is well defined.
Overall Condition: This pistol retains about 90% of its current metal finish. There are scattered little nicks and scratches under the finish. There is light thinning at some of the leading edges. Two white lines have been painted under the beaver tail. Some red paint has been applied to the bottom of the back strap. There is thinning on the hammer. The screw heads are sharp. Overall, this pistol is in about Very Good-Plus condition as refinished.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. It has a frame mounted safety and the round hammer has a half cock safety position. The slide has minor play on the 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 total of one 13-round magazine.
Our Assessment: The No. 2 Mk. I* was primarily manufactured for the Canadian and British military. The ejector is slightly higher than the Mk. I, resulting in improved ejections. This pistol retains about 90% of its current metal finish. Please see our photos and good luck!