Lispey’s Introduces Reproduction of the Original Glock P80

This dealer exclusive handgun is a throwback to very first pistol produced by the company in 1982

You might not think Glocks have been around long enough for them to have any need for a throwback model, especially since there have been so few changes to the G17 since the Gen1 days, but the first Glock pistols were sold almost 40 years ago, and that was quite a different gun.

Glock has partnered with Lipseys for a dealer exclusive pistol that is a reproduction of that very first Glock sold to the Austrian military in 1982, the P80, which predates even the Gen1 G17.

Lipsey's and Glock recreated the original roll marks and frame texture from the first Glock pistol.
Lipsey's and Glock recreated the original roll marks and frame texture from the first Glock pistol for the P80.Lipsey's

There are no serrations at the muzzle, and no accessory rail on the frame, which was added for the Gen3 models. The P80 became the G17 (so named because its design represented the 17th patent filed by Gaston Glock), and was brought to the civilian market. The P80 was never exported to the U.S. and the Gen1 G17 was only sold here for a couple years beginning in 1986, before the Gen2 pistol came along, meaning both are increasingly rare stateside.

A look at the muzzle of the Lipsey's exclusive Glock P80 throwback pistol.
A look at the muzzle of the Lipsey's exclusive Glock P80 throwback pistol.Lipsey's

Everything is the same as the original gun on this reproduction: a Gen1-accurate frame with a wraparound pebble texture, a flat extractor, “P80” roll marks, polygonal rifling in the barrel—even the “Tupperware” plastic box has been recreated and the gun includes a certificate of authenticity from Glock.

Lipsey’s and Glock are producing a first run of 10,000 P80 pistols in batches of 5,000 with an SRP of $669.

A look at the right side of the new Glock P80.
A look at the right side of the new Glock P80.Lipsey's
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