Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Browning Hi-Power Gold Classic

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Browning Hi-Power Gold Classic

Date

1985

Object Number

XII.11428

Provenance

Transferred via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Buy-In Scheme 1997. From Glouscestershire Police, no.71

Physical Description

Engraved overall with acanthus leaves set in a satin finish. There is a portrait of John Browning, and an eagle attacking a cat set in gold. The grips are of wood and a gold trigger is fitted.
It is no. 344 of the 500 made

Dimensions

BarrelLength4.7in
BarrelLength119mm
OverallLength200mm
OverallWeight0.93kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 245GC344

Calibre

9 x 19 mm Parabellum

Inscriptions and Marks

Liege proof marks

Associations

Places Belgium

Notes

Very rare