Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Browning Hi-Power Light Model

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Browning Hi-Power Light Model

Date

about 1948

Object Number

PR.3407

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005

Physical Description

Sent from Canada to take part in a trial to evaluate how lightning the pistol affects performance. Trials conducted at Enfield in December 1948. Known as the Lightened Browning Trials.

Dimensions

BarrelLength4.7in
BarrelLength119mm
OverallLength200mm
OverallWeight0.71kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 7T5493

Calibre

0.35 in

Associations

Places Canada