Browning Belgium FN Hi Power 40 cal S&W 4.5” Pistol MFD 1993 w/ Box

SOLD FOR: $1,175

WOA#: WY240130JN006

Make: Browning Belgium FN

Model: Hi Power

Serial#: 2W5NX51103

Year of Manufacture: 1993

Caliber: 40 cal S&W

Action Type: Semi-Automatic Pistol, Exposed Hammer, Single Action

Markings:  The right side of the slide is marked “MADE IN BELGIUM / ASSEMBLED IN PORTUGAL”.  The left side of the slide is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH & MONTREAL P.Q.”.  The chamber is marked “CAL 40 S & W”.  The right side of the trigger guard has a Belgian proof.  The front strap is marked with the serial number.

Barrel Length: 4.5”

Sights/ Optics:  The front sight is a fixed blade with white dot dovetailed to the slide.   The rear sight is a fixed square notched white dot sight dovetailed to the slide.

Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The two piece grips are checkered wood.  There are no cracks or chips. The checkering is crisp and the peaks are sharp. There is little to no handling wear evident.  Overall, the grips are in Excellent condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: Two 10rd 40 cal  Factory Magazines in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Polished Blue

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright. The rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition:  The pistol retains about 99% of its matte finish.  The balance of the finish shows no operation wear. The markings are clear. The screwheads are sharp and serviceable. There are no visible imperfections in the finish; this pistol is pristine and gorgeous.  Overall, this Hi Power pistol is in Excellent-Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide action is smooth. The trigger is crisp. We did not fire this pistol. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards. Has magazine disconnect.  Has ambidextrous thumb safeties.

Box Paperwork and Accessories: This pistol comes in original Browning hard case, and has 2 magazines as stated above.

Our Assessment:  The Browning Belgium FN Hi Power chambered in .40 S&W with a 4.5-inch barrel is a classic semi-automatic pistol with a rich heritage and a reputation for reliability and performance. Originally designed by John Browning and Dieudonné Saive, the Hi Power has been in production since the mid-20th century and has been used by military, law enforcement, and civilian shooters around the world. This Belgian-made variant maintains the renowned quality and craftsmanship that have made the Hi Power a timeless icon in the firearms industry.

Chambered in .40 S&W, the Browning Hi Power offers a balance of power and controllability suitable for both self-defense and target shooting. The 4.5-inch barrel length provides a good compromise between compactness and accuracy, making it suitable for concealed carry or duty use. The Hi Power’s ergonomically designed grip and natural pointability contribute to its excellent handling characteristics, allowing shooters to achieve fast and accurate follow-up shots.

Featuring a traditional single-action trigger mechanism, the Browning Hi Power delivers a crisp and consistent trigger pull, enhancing accuracy and shot placement. Its robust steel construction ensures durability and longevity, while its sleek profile and timeless design make it a desirable choice for collectors and enthusiasts. Whether used for personal protection or recreational shooting, the Browning Belgium FN Hi Power 40 cal S&W 4.5” Pistol continues to uphold the legacy of one of the most iconic handguns in history.  Please see our photos and good luck bidding! C.J.

Browning Belgium FN Hi Power 40 cal S&W 4.5” Pistol MFD 1993 w/ Box
Browning Belgium FN Hi Power 40 cal S&W 4.5” Pistol MFD 1993 w/ Box