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I just bought my first Browning High-
Power and was wondering if anybody could
give me some information about it. I don't
know whether to shoot it or keep it as a
collector's piece. It's brand new, has the
original red-lined (with a blue sticker
and yellow tag) pouch. It has a high-polish
blue to it and the slide says "Made in
Belgium" by FN. This gun is in beatiful
condition and I picked it up from a private
individual. I figured for $600, I couldn't
go wrong. The serial number is 245RN57xxx.
Should I shoot this gun or keep it as a
collector's item? Thanks,

John
 

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John,

Well, My grandpa used to say:

I wouldn't have a gun I didn't shoot!

Thunder25, Out...
 

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You got a very good deal on a prized shooter.

Theres nothing special about your gun other than it's prior to the Portugese manufactured ones.

I would shoot it but consider it a piece that if cared for should increase in value.

In other words treat it as a valuable functional collectible.
 

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Yes, you can shoot it and enjoy it, but keep the pouch clean! A premium is available for an unstained pouch! I'm halfway kidding, of course. It sure is nice to come upon a Belgian Hi Power that is really clean (gun and pouch). If you need/want one to shoot in addition to this one, let me know....
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I have the same problem with a couple of local gun shops. They always seem to know when there's money burning a hole in my pocket. I can tell 'cause they always display a gun that I just happen to NEED....

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