Make: Sig Sauer (Sigarms Inc.)
Model: Model 226
Serial Number: U 124257
Year of Manufacture: 1985
Action Type: Double Action / Single Action Magazine Fed Semi Automatic Pistol With Decocker
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked SIG SAUER”. The right side of the slide is marked “U 124257”, “P226 / MADE IN W. GERMANY” and “SIGARMS INC. / Tysons Corner-VA”. The right side of the barrel’s chamber is marked “9 mm Para.”. The right side of the frame is marked “U 124257” followed by a proofmark. There are three additional proofmarks on the underside of the slide, visible just ahead of the dustcover.
Barrel Length: 4.4”
Sights / Optics: The pistol is mounted with a fixed blade front sight with a white dot. There is a square notch rear sight with a white bar beneath the notch. The rear sight is drift adjustable for windage only.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The two piece grips are smooth wood and wrap around the rear of the grip frame. There are no chips or cracks and almost no marks whatever on either grip panel. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bore is almost bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion and the muzzle crown is good.
Overall Condition: This pistol retains about 98% of its metal finish. There is a wear mark at the take down lever and at the decocker, but they are not through the finish. There are a few use marks on the slide; however there are almost no marks on the frame rails, suggesting very little use. The grip screw heads are sharp and clean. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly in both single action, double action and decocker mode. We have not fired this gun.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: There is one 15 round magazine provided. The magazine shows very few signs of use and is in Excellent condition. This high capacity magazine can not be transferred to a California resident or to residents of any state which has magazine capacity limits.
Our Assessment: The Sig 226 is a classic semi automatic pistol, noted for its reliability and durability. This example is an older model, made in West Germany and is considered to be more desirable by many fans of Sig Sauer. The P226 in various calibers has been adopted by various agencies including Navy Seals, Coast Guard, and the FBI. This handgun is suitable for home and vehicle defense as well as concealed carry. It is also suitable for carry by many law enforcement and security personnel.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This pistol is on the California DOJ “roster of certified for sale handguns” and can be transferred in California, and can be transferred to a California resident as a private party transaction (PPT) at our shop in Simi Valley. This does not apply to out of state buyers.
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