I am trying to get the date of mfg, for a belgium herstal, fn hi power what i really would like to have is a printable list of serial numbers. Fabrique nationale serial numbers hi power fabrique-nationale-darmes-de-guerre-herstal-belgiuqe serial number 13565a click on a term to search for related topics. Re: need help dating a browning hi-power 9mm did a google search and found some info on the net that serial number falls into the range of numbers 1-72250 which i can say was assigned to the browning hi-power from 1945-1954,and the records were not kept as to the serial numbers per year of production. Note: fn uses the same date codes, so the above link will work for fn marked hp's as well as the browning high power long live the fn-browning-saive high power john browning & dieudonne saive's designs will always be light years ahead of all the others. 1 high power or hi-power: if the gun is marked “fabrique nationale,” it is a high power if the gun is marked “browning arms company,” than it is a hi-power.
The chinese ordered 5,000 hi-power pistols from fn just prior to the outbreak of wwii the requested pistols were to have a tangent rear sight, spare magazine, wooden flat board shoulder stock with attached leather holster, spare parts and armorer's tools. Fn hi power serial numbers, fn hi power with serial number a3036 what year is it, fn high power serial numbers list, hi power serial, hi power serial number 511zvxxxxx, hi power serial numbers, p or v series fn hi power click on a term to search for related topics thread tools: search this thread. Fn hi-power date and value my grandfather took a belgian made hi power off of a dead german in ww2 it has the ladder (adjustable) sights and the serial# is 6328.
Early to mid '80's fn browning hi-power in mint condition this is what is known as a sterile hi-power as it has no distributor or importer markings, only the fn browning designation, serial number and fn argentine proof marks. Dating browning firearms post 1958 manufacture this dating system is for browning firearms manufactured after 1958 most early browning serial numbers contained no date or model information and can not be dated using this system. In 1960, browning introduced the fn high power bolt-action, made in belgium along distinctly american lines it was based on a commercial fn claw-extractor action and came in three grades: safari. I recently inherited from my grandfather a fn hi power, 1935 model from what i can tell and am looking for help identifying it's date of manufacture and history it has belgian proof marks - roaring lion over pv, followed by y.
Buy browning hi-power front sights factory replacement gun parts, accessories and gunsmithing service on most manufactures including browning, winchester, fn america, beretta, benelli franchi, stoeger, remington, bushmaster, marlin, sig sauer, hk and many more. I have a sweet old belgian made fn/browning hi power 9mm it has austrian rural police unit code markings on the front strap, lgk with unit number i know these pistols were made sometime in the 1950's, and have found a bit of history about the austrian police heritage. A fn hp with matching numbers on slide, barrel, and frame serial # 467xx there is one additional digit after that ser # it is unfamiliar to me it resembles an @ sign there appears to be matching proof marks on the left side )near the nazi eagle perched on a swastika inside a wreath) of wba140 i'll need a magnifying glass to tell more for certain.
[archive] converse about the hi power (fn hi power forum) israeli surplus beater, what contract was this made for identifying and dating a hi power. I have a fn hi-power 5 digit serial number 56xxx looking for date of manufacture can anyone point me in the right direction thanks _____. Fm ~ hi-power ~ 9mm description: fm model hi-power pistol, 9mm argentinian made browning / fn hi power clone very good condition with one mag.
Hey guys buddy just bought a fabrique made high power and we can't seem to date it i don't have pictures since its in the mail i just have some. Identifying and dating a hi power this is a discussion on identifying and dating a hi power within the fn hi power forums, part of the fn handguns forum category i need some help identifying and dating this hi power. Below is the key to fn dates of manufacture via the serial numbers earlier codes 1954 to 1964 = 70000 to circa 115823, '64 to '69: t136568 to circa t261000, followed be the introduction of the 2-digit year code and c for example, a hi power made in 1973 would have a serial number starting 73c. In 1954, there would not have been any fn marked hi powers imported however, at a later date (mid 60s) a number of 'used' fn marked hi powers entered this country which hi powers were not import marked these were the hi powers from the various west german police contracts (no special markings - a long story.
Browning high power rifles there were three grades safari, medallion, and olympian upon introduction in 1959m all rifles were produced by fn in belgium the safari grade was the first of the line in 1959 in 1959 the standard safari calibers were built on the large ring mauser actions. The fn m1935 high power is split in 2 major variations, according date of manufacture then subdivided according sight and existence of shoulder stock strap it's also very interesting how the quality of the finish goes down with duration of war. Browning fn & sako high power rifles introduced in 1959 date of manufacture code included with the serial number post 1958 manufacture dates.