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WWII Nazi Proofed Bel. Browning Hi-Power Pistol

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:450.00 USD Estimated At:NA
WWII Nazi Proofed Bel. Browning Hi-Power Pistol
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WWII Nazi-Proofed Belgium Browning Hi-Power Semi-Automatic Pistol, #205672, 9mm cal., 4.75'' barrel, blued finish, checkered wood grips, standard fixed sights, one magazine converted to hold 10 rounds only. Barrel, frame, and slide with matching numbers. Slide marked ''FABRIQUE NATIONALE D'ARMES DE GUERRE'', ''HERSTAL BELGIQUE'', ''BROWNING'S PATENT DEPOSE''. There is an ''eagle'' firing proof on the barrel, and ''eagle'' firing proof with ''(Waa eagle) 140'' on the right side of the frame and slide. Additionally, there is an ''MP'' stamped on the front left side of the trigger guard. Condition is fair overall retaining approx. 60%-70% original finish, with thinning to the bluing on the front and rear gripstraps, wear to the edges of the frame, slide, and small parts; holster wear near front of slide, and a few light scratches on the slide and frame. Thinning of the bluing on top of slide. The bore shows a frosting of light pitting throughout with some wear to the rifling lands. Wood grips show wear, scuffs, and scratches, and a tight 1'' crack to the lower part of the right grip. Magazine body has a dull phosphate finish, a newer blued base plate, and a plastic follower; magazine has been converted to hold only 10 rounds. Action functions well. Markings are clear. Est.: $900-$1,200. (C&R/PPT)