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Lot 717: Belgian Browning Renaissance Grade Challenger Pistol

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Scarce Factory Engraved Belgian Browning Renaissance Grade Challenger Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,750

Scarce Factory Engraved Belgian Browning Renaissance Grade Challenger Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Browning Arms
Model: Challenger
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch round
Finish: French grey
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 309
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 403
Class: Modern Handgun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Manufactured in 1973, this is one of only 437 Renaissance Grade Challenger pistols produced, and one of only 121 with a 4 1/2 inch barrel. It has standard markings including the near full coverage Renaissance Grade floral scroll engraving. It is fitted with Patridge blade and adjustable notch sights, gold finished serrated trigger, and a wraparound, floral carved, and checkered walnut grip.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 97% plus original French grey finish with a few small patches of aged protective coating on the barrel and otherwise only the slightest handling marks. The grips are also excellent with only the slightest handling marks and crisp carving/checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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