SIG Swiss Army P49 w/ holster - sn A166xxx
Very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. Slide, frame, barrel matching serial numbers. Frame is P stamped. Includes leather holster. Discreet import engraving.
Holster wear on muzzle, frame, and trigger guard, consistent with military service. There is a scratch on the frame, forward of the safety control, caused by use of the slide release. There are installation marks on the right side of the frame around the slide stop pin.
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.