+16. Probably a safe bet.
Without the box denoting a Satin Nickel, how does one go about identifying if you have one? I have an AF serial number 229 that looks like the one by the OP. It has the 40 barrel that looks to be stainless also.
Nickel SIGs are fairly easy to recognize. Whether it's factory or not is another matter. To me, a real factory one has to fulfill one of the following.
1- Original owner.
2- Original case/box with confirmation label.
3- SIG confirms for you, in writing, that it is facfory finish. Verbal confirmation means nothing. If it's not in writing, it didn't happen.
Everything else is wishy washy. Ymmv.
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Yes i bet they were a small run.
Yours is the first i recall ever reading about here on the forum from the same batch of serial numbers and with the stainless steel Bbl.
I recall other members with all SN 229 coatings but not “AL” and stainless bbls.
The all stainless factory bbls are uncommon. I have seen them from the same or close years in the 226/9 & 220/45 over the years here but not that many.
Enjoy yours and shoot it. Also pick up a 357sig bbl if you want to shoot that rd.
Sean7 can you post us a few more pics please? I think it would be sweet if they came with a stainless barrel as Mustang states. Any comments of the gun with stainless barrel Q?
Sure. Here's a couple more.
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Wow, that's nice.
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