SIG Swiss Army P49 w/ Holster - sn A101xxx
Swiss SIG P49, part of the first series, first delivery to the Swiss Army, is in very good condition with 90% original finish. 5/5 Bore. Frame, slide, and barrel matching serial numbers. Hammer assembly has matching serial number and has been retrofitted with the later version with the half cock hammer "safety" position.
Left side of the frame has light edge wear at the forward edge of the high area and light edge wear on the dust cover. Very light to light edge wear on the upper edge of the frame at the high area. Dust cover has very light edge wear along the edge to the trigger guard. Two small marks in the finish above the slide stop lever at the high area. Light scratch in the frame below the slide stop lever and a small mark in the frame on the edge behind the trigger. Light mark on the frame from safety selector usage. Light finish wear on the safety selector lever. Minor edge wear at the top and on the bottom corner of the front strap. Light finish wear on the lanyard loop.
Right side of the frame has mild edge wear at the forward edge of the high area and the dust cover. Faint edge wear along the top of the frame. Light edge wear on about half of the dust cover. Bluing on the side of the trigger guard is lightly worn. Light edge wear at the top of the front strap, minor edge wear on the bottom corner of the front strap.
Light to mild edge wear on the trigger guard. Underside of the frame has a few faint surface scratches on the dust cover and underside of the trigger guard. Light finish wear on the front strap.
Slide has light edge wear at the muzzle. Left side of the slide has edge wear on the upper edge near the muzzle which reduces in severity toward the rear. Light edge wear on the right side of the slide at the upper edge. Very light edge wear around the ejection port. Front and rear sights have holster wear. Small lightened area in the finish on the top of the left side of the slide.
Wood grips in very good condition with handling wear. Left side grip panel has a light pressure mark near the top of the grip and a few sporadic light pressure marks in between serrations. Right side grip has a few scattered small pressure marks near the top of the grip and lightly dulled finish.
Frame is P stamped on the front side of the trigger guard. Soldier's tag found under one of the grip panels.
Includes military leather holster with shoulder sling. Holster has leathermaker stamp; made by E. KÜNZLER of Matzingen, Thurgau, Switzerland and dated 1964.
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.