Danish Contract Browning Hi-Power, manufactured by Fabrique Nationale, in very good condition with 90% original finish. 5/5 Bore. All visible serial numbers matching. One of approximately 1,700 produced under contract.
There are small scratches in the finish on the frame and slide from disassembly and reassembly. The right side of the frame has light edge wear throughout. There is an "I" stamped on the side of the trigger guard. On the left side of the frame, There is light edge wear and light finish wear at the forward edge. To the left of the frame's serial number, the model name "M.1946." is stamped. to the right of the model name stamp, a crown over HV stamp is found, indicating that this is a Danish Military pistol ("Haerens Vabenarsenal" translates to Army Weapons Arsenal / Royal Danish Arsenal). To the left of the trigger pin is a lion over PV stamp, and to the right of the trigger pin is a star over E stamp, which is the proof mark of inspector Jamart Auguste. Light scratch on the frame from the slide stop lever. Light edge wear on the trigger guard. Mild to fair finish wear on the slide stop lever. Mild finish wear on the magazine release. On the underside of the frame there are several light marks in the finish. The underside of the trigger guard has some light marks of finish wear and there is some light finish wear on the front strap.
Slide has light edge wear on all edges. Small mark on the slide from the slide stop lever. The left side of the slide is stamped with "FABRIQUE NATIONALE D'ARMES DE GUERRE / HERSTAL-BELGIQUE" and "BROWNING'S PATENT DEPOSE". To the left of the slide lock notch is a proof stamp of a lion over PV, as well as a star over E. Mild holster wear on the front and rear sights.
Barrel chamber is stamped with a lion over PV, a star over E, a Belgian black powder proof, and "CAL.9 m/mP".
The magazine disconnect has been removed so it is capable of being fired without a magazine inserted.
Wood grips have mild handling wear and fair to good checkering.
Includes military leather holster and one spare magazine.
C&R Eligible. Very discreet import engraving. See our How To Order page for ordering instructions.
Please note the magazine capacity is over 10 rounds. Some jurisdictions have 10 round magazine capacity limits. C&R status is not exempt from these limits.