AC-series 1935 FN HP supplied to the Belgium Army 1937-1939. These pistols were issued
with the combination-holster which carried the pistol, Shoulder-Board & Cleaning rod.
Excellent Pre-Occupation Belgian Fabrique Nationale Model 1935 High Power
Semi-Automatic Pistol with Shoulder Stock.
Manufacturer: Fabrique Nationale
Model: Hi Power
Gauge: 9 mm
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun.
FN Browning hi power 9mm pistol mfg date prior to the German invasion in 1940
without the Occupational-era proofs. Standard three-line address with Browning
patent markings on the left hand side of the slide, with "crown/PV" proofs on
the left side of the frame and Liege proofs on the slide,frame and chamber and
matching numbers on the same all with clearly defined acceptance/proof marks.
Serial No.42XXX in mint original condition with all matching part numbers.
Bore is bright clean with strong lands. Pistol retains approximately 95% plus
original blue finish showing some very light edge and cycling wear overall. Walnut
Grips are in excellent condition showing very sharp chequering with little or no
wear with the exception of a few very minor dings.
Pistol comes with a stamped "S.A.Ltd 1945" (high-quality replica) Walnut
shoulder-stock which is fitted to the pistol.
It is suggested the gun falls between 40033 and 43399I believing this pistol
was accepted by MAE prior to WWII 1939 to early 1940. A 1940 Belgian military
gun accepted by the MAE (Belgium State Arsenal) prior to the War which Possibly
formed part of the Finish Contract.
A Truly rare collectible BHP in excellent shape for its age.
A.Vanderlinden Recent Quote: 31.10.2021
- "You have a rare item, it will be in the third edition".
See Refs: 2nd Edition FN Browning Pistols pg 291 (Fig.291-2).
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