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Up next is one for which I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw it. I don't know how many of these are in existence. Here's the box...as I get the photos uploaded.



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I believe this one is of the "deluxe" variants that Sig produced as factory-engraved options. I'd like to know more on these, but have found limited information online. The theme is Oak leaves with gold acorns, gold trigger/hammer/slide release. The bluing is of a plum hue and looks incredible in person. I had a difficult time photographing this due to the shadows and lighting over the engraving and colors. I originally felt engraved models might be too gaudy for my taste, I now think they are magnificent to hold and look at. Maybe someday i'll consider purchasing one if I can find it and put up the cash for it....for now, at least I can look at this one at my parent's house! Anways, on to the pictures:






















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There are some elegant pistols pictured here. I cant imagine the time it takes to fully engrave and inlay gold into that one Dash6. I think besides that beautiful piece bac posted wearing outstanding checkered stocks, I admire most what I believe is called silver super target on previous page? It just grabs me and I am sure there was a long slide model. I'll never get to own a P210 but I can dream.
 
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There are some elegant pistols pictured here. I cant imagine the time it takes to fully engrave and inlay gold into that one Dash6. I think besides that beautiful piece bac posted wearing outstanding checkered stocks, I admire most what I believe is called silver super target on previous page? It just grabs me and I am sure there was a long slide model. I'll never get to own a P210 but I can dream.


Thanks for the comments, David. I agree what a labor of love these engravings are. Ohhh to have been around at the time and have a custom P210 commissioned from the factory.

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Our "Pinocchio pistol", except this one doesn't lie. Here we have the 210-5 with 2 barrel lengths and both numbered to the frame and slide. We believe this one to be especially worthwhile to have given that both barrels are available and the box and test target are correct. Note the removable beavertail in the first photo to prevent hammer bite as my dad's hands are somewhat large (thankfully my hands are slender enough to avoid this bite). I have not fired this particular one, but my dad has...again it is difficult to really know how accurate they are when just casually punching papers at the range, but the 50m factory test target means business !

*Neat fact,: Of course the front sight blade needs to be removed to clean the barrel outside of the gun, but there is no thread lock or any kind of lock on the front collar...actually the threads on the barrel that receive the collar are every so slightly tapered so the collar "grabs" progressively as it reached the front sight blade, and then can't be turned further. Very cleverly designed !
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Adding on a mint condition .22LR kit, with test target and with 316XXX serial number that is VERY close to that of my 210-6 Pistol. I can imagine these two were on adjacent shelves at some point at the factory. My 210-6 was originally stickered on the box to include a 22 conversion kit, so now it is as complete as I can get it. It is so much fun to shoot .22 LR out of a 210, very accurate too !










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....and one more that I won on auction last month, which may actually be my favorite. A pristine condition 210-1 from the early 1970's with correct serial-numbered box. This one is certainly a forged frame with what I believe to be heat treated as well. The finish is so luxurious but difficult to capture on camera. It has a glossy metallic plum-colored frame with gloss blue/black slide. The Hammer assembly has what I believe to Hammerly markings and there are no import markings aywhere on this pistol. Truly pistol jewelry. I'll post more pictures when I have good ones to share.

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No links to active auctions please, not that that thing will sell anytime within the next century.




Just out of curiosity what is the reasoning behind this rule. Must have been the 210 listed on GB for something like $25K, that's a lot of money.
 
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These are some spectacular pistols! I’ve held a 210 owned by a relative, though I don’t recall the gun’s exact lineage. It was exquisite, regardless.

Don’t we have a member amongst us who carried a 210 on-duty as a uniformed LEO? I think I recall a post where he was showing the custom-crafted duty gunleather he’d had made for the gun.



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I believe the member went by Code33, although it’s been a bit. I also believe his P210 was modified by Mr. Bruce Gray. If you go to Mr. Gray’s website you can find archived photos of the project (not to be confused with the Bruiser P210A project).
 
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I believe the member went by Code33, although it’s been a bit. I also believe his P210 was modified by Mr. Bruce Gray. If you go to Mr. Gray’s website you can find archived photos of the project (not to be confused with the Bruiser P210A project).


I believe you are correct - I searched for that SF member and came across some pictures I recognized still out here on the Forum.



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