Swiss made SIG P210-4, manufactured and issued to the West German Federal Border Guard, Bundesgrenzschutz (BGS), delivered sometime between June to December 1951. Very good condition with 80% original finish. 5/5 Bore. Frame, slide, and barrel matching serial numbers.
This P210-4 was received as a set with a second BGS-issued SIG P210-4. They are sequentially numbered.
Several surface scratches and marks in the metal are found scattered throughout the frame. Left side of the frame has edge wear on the forward edge of the high area and the dust cover. Edge wear is also found along the edge of the dust cover. Light edge wear continues along the upper edge of the frame to the rear. There are several marks in the bluing at the high area, including some scratching behind the slide stop lever where the slide stop has rubbed against the frame, as well as an area of moderate finish wear at the rear of the high area. Light scratch below the slide stop lever and typical mark from safety selector usage. Bluing wear on the high area of the safety selector lever. Heavy finish wear on the end of the beaver tail. Small amount of edge wear at the bottom corner of the front strap.
Right side of the frame has light edge wear at the high area and the dust cover. Moderate edge wear is found along the top of the frame. Scratch in the bluing at the high area to the right of the slide stop lever pin. Light edge wear at the top of the front strap as well as on the bottom corner.
Trigger guard has light edge wear. On the underside of the frame, there are scratches and mildly worn bluing on the dust cover and the bottom of the trigger guard.
Slide has light edge wear around the muzzle and ejection port. Faint to light edge wear on the upper edge of the slide on both sides. Light holster wear on the front sight. Faint discoloration in the bluing near the slide's SIG logo.
Black plastic grips exhibit moderate to heavy handling wear. The left grip has wear on the upper checkering and the upper bevel, a small crack near the beaver tail that turns into a heavy vertical scratch, and a few small gouges near the middle of the palm swell. The right grip has worn checkering on the upper right area.
Included 25m test target shows a test date of 9 April 1969.
C&R eligible. Discreet import engraving. See our How To Order page for ordering instructions.
The SIG P210-4 was manufactured by SIG Neuhausen specifically for the Bundesgrenschutz. The lanyard loop is omitted from the frame and a loaded chamber indicator was added to the top of the slide. Approximately 5000 total were manufactured and delivered to BGS beginning in 1951. In 1995, approximately 500 were manufactured as a special order for Frankonia-Jagd (serial numbers D6001~D6500.