SIG Swiss Army P49 - sn A173xxx
Swiss SIG P49 in excellent condition with 95% original finish. 5/5 Bore. Frame, slide, and barrel matching serial numbers. Frame is P stamped on the left side of the trigger guard. Light holster wear on the forward edge of the frame on both sides, as well as very light edge wear/holster wear at the muzzle. Light wear on the frame from slide stop usage. Small amount of finish wear on the lanyard loop. Black plastic grips are in good condition with light handling wear. Includes brown leather military holster. C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving.
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.