Hammerli model 208 competition pistol, manufactured in 1988 to commemorate the 125 year anniversary of Hämmerli Sportwaffenfabrik (1863-1988). It is in New In Box condition.
The barrel has a beautiful floral engraving on the left and right sides. The slide has "125 Jahre Hämmerli" and "1863-1988" inlaid in gold. The wood grip also has a beautiful floral pattern carved on the left side, and another floral pattern on the palm rest on the right side. The right side of the frame is engraved with "Lenzburg Switzerland", ".22 long rifle" and the serial number. Included magazine holds 8 rounds of .22LR.
The competition pistol is packaged inside of a walnut locking presentation box which includes the locking key, a plastic zip top bag containing various items, and a gold plaque. The plastic pouch contains some Swiss proTELL decals and some information cards. There is some oil transfer from the muzzle onto the suede where the pistol rests. The presentation box has some surface wear on the top from storage and age. The gold plaque reads:
125 Jahre 1863 - 1988
Lenzburg - Schweiz
Original manufacturer serial number was "JP0800". Per ATF regulations, no two firearms may bear the same serial number, so a "C" was added as the final serial number digit.
Modern production; not C&R eligible. Discreet import engraving.