Here is an eminently serviceable, attractive specimen of the original Sig Sauer Compact, the P228 chambered in 9mm: 9mm Parabellum, 9mm Luger, call it what you will; The 9mm. This weapon served and protected our Swiss friends in the Northwest Region of their country, Canton Solothurn, with that subdivision’s counterpart to our State Police. The Solothurn Shield adorns the forward left side of the slide on this specimen. From its KG Date Code, it was manufactured in 1996; and this pistol is thoroughly German, and serialized on its frame, slide, and barrel. Its only U.S. marking is PW Arms import stamp on the right side of the slide, as the photos show. This is standard traditional double action: from a resting hammer, a long double action pull on the first shot, and then single action until the shooter engages the decocker. This pistol, like all modern Sigs, has a firing pin safety. This 228 is a single action or double action pistol, and it has a magazine capacity of 13 rounds. It has the automatic firing pin safety system used on previous Sig Sauer pistols, and the magazine catch can be mounted on the left or right side to suit the operator's preference. An essentially closed design concept renders the P228 particularly resistant to dust and dirt. The 228 is the best quality 9mm Compact pistol on the market, emphasis on best more than on Compact. It is the smallest variant double-stacked magazine capable descendant of the definitive P226. This P-228 has a matte blue slide, and matte anodized lightweight alloy frame. Barrel is 3.9 inches 6 groove 1:10 rifling; weight empty is 26.1 oz; length 6.9 inches; height 5 1/4 inches; maximum width 1.5 inches; 5.5 inch sight radius; 10 pound double action trigger pull; and Sig's classic crisp single action pull at 4 1/2 pound vicinity, with negligible felt creep. Capacity is 13+1 rounds, and this pistol is furnished with one original Swiss Police issue 13 round Sig factory magazine. Sights are issue Siglite Night Sights, and from our dark room inspection we rate them at 50 to 60 percent luminosity. Surface detractions come from holster contact, principally on the slide area with moderate to extensive surface whitening. Grips are Police issue, as the photos show, with moderate to extensive scouring mostly on the right panel and back area, with moderate toning or whitening to the grip screws. We rate it as Good, perhaps Very Good, 75 percent vicinity by our estimate. Photos, at any rate, ought to suffice for our distinguished shoppers to judge finish grade for themselves. It is certainly Excellent mechanically; the Swiss Police are among the best worldwide for weapons maintenance. Replacement price on this pistol in our area, if a person can even find one, is upwards of $1,000.00. We're offering the exact Sig P228 in the photos for only $ 489.00. Transferable to civilians in all jurisdictions of the United States. For civilian buyers in jurisdictions where 13 round magazines are restricted to law enforcement, $15 off with no magazine or $10 extra with a subbed Mec-Gar 10 Shot Magazine. Affected jurisdictions include California, Chicago, D.C., Hawaii, Massachusetts, New York, and Puerto Rico. We have new Mec-Gar 10 or 15 Shot Magazines for the P228 and P229, $27 per with no added shipping. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $10 lower 48; $30 Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority Mail, insured with Delivery Confirmation. Don’t let your buddies use your account, that kind of thing smells like felony level straw purchase attempt. MC/Visa/Discover/USPS MO paid orders shipped same day. 7 day hold on checks. FFL ok by fax, e-mail or mail, please ask your dealer to put your name on there. We offer 7 day money back on used guns and items, but No Returns on New in Box guns or on Lay-aways or ammo. We do not pay transfer fees or return shipping. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days, lay aways not refundable. Internet phone hours 8:30 – 4:30 CST Mon - Fri CST.
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