SOLD FOR: $9900
Make: Glock, Inc.
Model: 43, Gen 5
Serial Number: BBYC556
Year of Manufacture: Circa 2017 – Present
Caliber: 9mm Luger / Parabellum
Action Type: Striker Fired Semi Auto Pistol Fed by a Detachable Box Magazine
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked with the Glock logo, “43”, “Austria” and “9×19”. The left side grip is marked with the Glock logo. The right side of the slide is marked with the Glock logo and the serial number “BBYC556”. The right side of the barrel showing through the ejection port is marked with the serial number “BBYC556”. The top of the barrel showing through the ejection port is marked “9X19” and “3D” in an oval. Below that is the Glock logo and “AT”. The right side of the frame is marked “MADE IN AUSTRIA / GLOCK, INC., SMYRNA, GA.”. The underside of the frame below the barrel is marked with the serial number “BBYC556”. There are five (5x) magazines. They all have the same markings on the back, “9mm”, Glock logo, “33388” and “2-6”, inclusive. Four of the five magazines also have an “01” marking on the back. Two of the bottom plates of the magazines are marked with the Glock logo. One plate extension is marked “GSPC” and “G43+2”. The last two plate extensions are marked “FAB / DEFENSE”.
Barrel Length: 3.41”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade fixed to the slide above the muzzle of the barrel. The rear sight is a Square-notch dovetailed to the rear of the slide. It has a white square outline.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grip is one-piece black polymer integral to the frame with factory checkering on all four sides of the grip. It has a thumb rest on each side. There are light handling marks and scuffs but no notable damage. There are no cracks or chips. Overall, the grip is in Fine Plus condition.
Type of Finish: Black nDLC
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion, the bore is a 9 – 9.5 out of 10 for a modern semi-auto pistol.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 97% of its metal finish. There are light handling marks and scuffs, but no notable damage. The pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun is in Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. 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: This pistol comes with one (1x) 6-Round standard detachable box magazine, one (1x) 8-Round magazine with an extended bottom plate and two (2x) 10-Round magazines with extended bottom plates. They all have intact feed lips and strong follower springs. The pistol also comes with a speed loader, cleaning rod and brush, manual and original serial matched factory case. The case has light handling marks and scuffs, but no notable damage. The latches and hinges are functional. The inside foam is in very good condition with no rips or tears.
Our Assessment: The Glock 43 is a compact, single-stack pistol produced by Glock, Inc. It is chambered in 9mm and is part of the company’s fifth generation (Gen 5) of firearms. The Glock 43 Gen 5 features several updates and improvements over previous generations, including a new nDLC finish for increased durability, an updated grip design for improved ergonomics, and a universal slide design for improved accuracy. This model is popular for concealed carry and personal defense.
This pistol has light handling marks and is mechanically sound. This pistol will be a fun gun to take to the range, or conceal carry. It has several magazines to get you started. Go ahead and add this to your personal handgun collection. Be safe, shoot straight, and good luck with your bid.