|Date||Historic Information||Serial Number Info|
|1954-57||The Hi-Power 9mm pistol was introduced in 1954.||70000-80,000
Accurate production figures are unavailable.
|1958||In 1958 Browning kept better records of the Hi-Power pistol, so the serial number ranges are more accurate||80001-85276|
|1964||In 1964 the product code for the Hi-Power was the letter "T"||115823-T136-568|
Browning started using two digits for the date of manufacture
which was followed by a four digit code that identified the type
This was then followed by the serial number beginning with 1000.
Example: 69C1000 = A 1969 Hi-Power pistol with a serial number of 1000.
Browning standardized its serial number identification which
it followed until 1998.
This would be a 9mm Hi-Power pistol, manufactured in 1976 with the serial number 01001.
Browning redid the standardization of its serial number identifications
to work with its new data base program, Oracle.
This would be a 9mm Hi-Power pistol, manufactured in 1999 with the serial number 01001.