SIG Swiss Army P49 - sn A131xxx
Swiss P49 / P210 in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. Frame, slide and barrel matching serial numbers. Slide has light edge wear near the muzzle. Small flat spot at the top of two of the serrations on the right side of the slide. Frame has holster/edge wear toward the front of the frame. Bluing wear on the slide along the frame groove. Very light handling marks on the right side of the frame. Black plastic grips are undamaged and have some wear to the checkering along the front edge. Frame is P stamped on the front of the trigger guard.
Originally manufactured in 1947 by SIG in Neuhausen, Switzerland, this pistol was first designated as the SP 47/8 and became the standard military pistol of the Swiss Army in 1949 under the designation Pistole 49 (P49). The military P49 is identified by it's A-Prefix serial number and has a distinct engraving of the Swiss shield above the slide just in front of the rear sight.
Later designated as the P210, this handgun is constructed of steel and is chambered in either 9x19mm or 7.65x21mm Parabellum. The SIG P210 has been manufactured continuously for over 55 years with numerous variations, all of which are highly valued for their historical significance and reputation for surgical accuracy.