SIG Swiss Army P49 - sn A205xxx
Swiss SIG P49 in very good condition iwth 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. Frame exhibits moderate edge wear along the top of the frame and at the trigger guard. There are also handling marks present throughout the frame. Frame also has marks from the slide stop and the safety selector. Slide has numerous small blemishes in the finish on the right side toward the muzzle end. Black plastic grips are undamaged and exhibit handling wear. No P stamp on frame. Includes original blue SIG pistol box, which is heavily worn, and the original SIG P210 owner's manual. 5/5 Bore.
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.