SIG SAUER® Offers Limited Number of Rare Swiss SG 553 Pistols

SIG SAUER Offers Limited Number of Rare Swiss SG 553 Pistols

SIG SAUER®, Inc. has imported a limited number of the famed Swiss Arms SG 553 pistols to the U.S. market. These Swiss-built firearms have set the standard for reliability and dependability worldwide.

Built around the famed SG 551/552 series gas piston actions, the SG 553 delivers the ultimate in reliability and function combined with the legendary Swiss design and attention to manufacturing details.

“The classic SG rifle series are highly sought among collectors and firearms experts,” said Jeff Creamer, SIG SAUER Executive Director and General Merchandise Manager. “This was a unique opportunity and the only time SIG SAUER has been able to offer the SG 553 to the commercial market in the United States.”

Featuring a two-position gas valve, ambidextrous controls and hooded front sight. The SG 553 is chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO, and has a rugged, durable Nitride treated finish.

The SG 553 is available with either the renowned Swiss Rotary Diopter Sight welded to the receiver or with an M1913 rail, for mounting any number of optics or accessories. Flip-up sights are standard on the railed models.

A polymer handguard keeps the classic lines of the SG 553 design. Legendary 30-round Swiss translucent polymer 30-round magazines and a three-prong flash hider complete the package.

Become a fan of SIG SAUER on Facebook at