SOLD FOR: $1126
Year of Manufacture: 1991, Italian date code “BA”
Caliber: .380 ACP
Action Type: Single and Double-Action Semi-Automatic pistol with detachable 13-Round magazines
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “PIETRO BERETTA GARDONE V.T.- MADE IN ITALY”. The left side of the frame is marked “CAT 5802-MOD. 84F- CAL.9 SHORT”. The grip panels have the Beretta logo. The right side of the barrel is marked “CAL. 9 Short / 380 Auto”. The right side of the slide is marked “(PB)” and “PATENTED BERETTA USA CORP, ACKK MD.” The right side of the frame is marked with the serial number “E18061Y”. The right side of the trigger guard is marked with Italian proofs including the date code “BA”.
Barrel Length: 4”
Sights/ Optics: The front sight is a blade with a white dot integral to the muzzle end of the slide. The rear sight is a dovetailed square notch with a white dot at the rear end of the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The grips are two-piece checkered black plastic. The grips have some handling marks but they lack any notable defects. The checkering remains sharp. There are no cracks or chips. Overall, the grips are in Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Black
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore
Overall Condition: The pistol retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are some handling marks, light scratches and nicks. Notably, the top of the barrel has a patch of minor operational wear. The markings remain clear. The screwheads are serviceable. Overall, the pistol is in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide to frame fit is snug. The single action trigger is crisp, the double action is fairly smooth. We did not fire this pistol. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box Paperwork and Accessories: The pistol comes with a Beretta marked case, a cleaning rod, warranty paperwork and a total of two 13-round magazines. The box has handling wear but it remains in Very Good condition. The magazines both have standard markings and only light wear. Overall, both magazines are in Fine condition. Please note, no magazine will be included for buyers who reside where they cannot be legally transferred.
Our Assessment: This Beretta model 84F is a single and double action semi-automatic pistol that takes .380 ACP rounds. The pistol was produced in 1991 based on the date code. The pistol has a black finish that can endure the rigours of the field and it remains mechanically sound. This pistol can be used for home defense and recreational shooting at the range. Good luck on your bid!