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    Default Belgium HP looks new,original finish?

    Picked this up,looks new ,high polish finish,made in Belgium,mint gun,paid 400.00,hope its original finish,if not its a shooter!
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    I'd say "yep" based on the uniform finish, serial number and features. A very fortunate find for that price. Congratulations on your purchase; definitely a "keeper".

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    Looks good from the pictures, but can be hard to tell sometimes.


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    Looks good in the photos. I believe these to be the best 9mm you can get.

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    I have a PY with adjustable rear sight. I was just cleaning it today. Yours looks like mine, and mine hasn't been refinished. What I want to know is where in the h*ll do you guys find these great deals. In California, you can't get a ham sandwich for $400.

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    That looks like real steal for $400! Congratulations. I have a slightly older C-series that looks just like it. Yours should be from 1982.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Coffee View Post
    I have a PY with adjustable rear sight. I was just cleaning it today. Yours looks like mine, and mine hasn't been refinished. What I want to know is where in the h*ll do you guys find these great deals. In California, you can't get a ham sandwich for $400.
    I haven't seen a good one in TX for a few years under $700 so don't feel too bad.


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    Thanks guys,I thought it looked ok,love the finishing and deep blueing on these,beautiful pistol, looks better in hand.Who ever owned it sure didnt shoot it much.Bought this at a little out of the way bait/gunshop.They sell fish bait/supplies in the summer and hunting supplies/guns in the winter.

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    $ 1,200 average price on one table of many...near same in rest of show in your shape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DK PHILLIPS View Post
    $ 1,200 average price on one table of many...near same in rest of show in your shape.
    damn,, that's higher than retail on a new one,,,


    and 400, and that shape, excellent buy,

    I have a couple, they are great pistols
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    One was excellent in every aspect with three period mag's box papers not shown
    .....other not so great blue not so polished ...but he had a story why it was so expensive
    ...I didn't even come back to his table...
    When he beckoned me a second ...
    swapping guns ($900) with in the trade $225...cash a little step still so why bother.

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    Thanks again guys!Can you still buy these Belgium made HPs new?This pistol is 98% or better IMO,the mag body is not hi polish more of a dull finish but floor plate is deep blue.Too bad it didnt have the box or extra mag.Some markings on the other side of slide are Browning Arms Company Morgan Utah Montreal PQ, the importer?
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    Quote Originally Posted by junker View Post
    Thanks again guys!Can you still buy these Belgium made HPs new?This pistol is 98% or better IMO,the mag body is not hi polish more of a dull finish but floor plate is deep blue.Too bad it didnt have the box or extra mag.Some markings on the other side of slide are Browning Arms Company Morgan Utah Montreal PQ, the importer?
    BACO is the importer,

    Browning has a contract with FN,
    outside of North America, most if not all or sold as FN,
    North Amercan sales go thru Browning Arms CO,

    same deal for shotguns, rifles etc etc
    what's so funny about peace love and understanding?

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    Nice
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