SIG Swiss Army P49 w/ Holster - sn A164xxx
Swiss SIG P49, part of the 2nd series, 4th delivery to the Swiss Army, is in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. Frame, slide, and barrel matching serial numbers. Left side of the frame has moderate edge wear on the forward edge at the upper area as well as on the dust cover. Edge wear continues along the top edge to the rear, and edge wear on the dust cover continues to about the trigger guard. There are numerous small scratches on the high area of the frame. Mild finish wear below the slide stop lever, and there is expected finish wear from safety selector usage. Light edge wear on the left side of the beaver tail. Right side of the frame has edge wear at the forward edge of the upper area and light edge wear at the forward edge of the dust cover. Edge wear on the upper edge continues to the rear. Light edge wear along the dust cover. There are numerous scratches in the finish along the high area. Edge wear at the beavertail. Edge wear on the trigger guard. On the underside of the frame there are numerous light scratches on the dust cover and trigger guard. Light finish wear on the front strap. Slide has edge wear around the muzzle and at the high area on the left and right sides of the slide. Holster wear on the front and rear sights.
Black plastic grips are in good condition with good checkering and normal handling wear.
Frame is P stamped on the left side of the trigger guard. Soldier's tag found underneath one of the grip panels.
Includes military leather holster with shoulder sling. Holster has a name written in the holster, does not match the soldier's tag in the grip.
C&R eligible. Very 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.