This is Lot 1697 in the upcoming RIA December 2019 Premier auction.
Between 1935 and 1937, the recently independent nation of Lithuania purchased 5,000 Browning High Power pistols from FN. These were early pattern guns, with 500m tangent rear sights and stock slots, although Lithuania did not purchase holster stocks to go with them. The guns are also early enough to have rounded barrel cams. Externally, they are easily spotted by the distinctive Pillars of Gediminas symbol on the top of the slide, which is repeated as a proof mark internally on the barrel lug, recoil spring guide, and inside of the magazine floorplate. They also have a unique rectangular lanyard loop on the bottom of the grip.
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