A little Browning Hi-Power grip help ????
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    A little Browning Hi-Power grip help ????

    A little memory help if you please.
    Picked up these Hi-Power ( or I guess they could be FEG.)grips and they seem vaguely familiar but not sure. So checking to see if anyone remembers them on a specific model or year or something . I was gonna use them on a shooter grade gun or maybe strip and refinish but did not want to violate them if they had any significance .

    Seems like standard wood but borders seem to be black lacquered and very hard an shinny . In fact the whole grip MAY have been lacquered and the checkering cut thru it ?

    What cha think ?????
    Factory grip ,,,some model or after market beater grip.

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    Those would look good freshened up a bit and placed on a satin nickel finished HP

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    They remind me of some Inglis grip panels I’ve seen, but I am unsure if they made them in anything but plastic/Bakelite. Maybe German or some other European police? They aren’t from a “T” or “C” series.
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    Looks like these but with black instead of brown finish
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    I have a set(pair) of genuine French Walnut (pricey)grip panels brand new, I never put them on my BHP.

    They are dark Walnut. Different from most grips seen. I will have to find a picture of them
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonesy814 View Post
    Looks like these but with black instead of brown finish
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    Yeah ,those borders look the same .
    The panels on mine do have a brownish cast that does not show well in the picture.
    Those may be the dudes.
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    Original Browning Belgium grips were painted ( Stained ) RED inside. Second they were stamped on the inside about one inch from the bottom of the inside thicker part of the grip with the FN in an oval. Some had a hand written number inside the grip ( 2 digits or 3 ) showing the last two digits of the Serial number of the gun the grips came off of.

    Your grips are not original and are probably FEG. of after market but not of Belgium manufacture...
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    Quote Originally Posted by needsmostuff View Post
    Yeah ,those borders look the same .
    The panels on mine do have a brownish cast that does not show well in the picture.
    Those may be the dudes.
    On closer inspection, the checkering looks different on my picture compared to the grips you have. I just pulled that picture off a google search


 

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