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HÄMMERLI AG
Current trademark purchased during 2006 by Walther, firearms and airguns (beginning circa 2015) are currently manufactured in Ulm/Donau, Germany beginning 2008. Previous airgun manufacturer was located in Lenzburg, Switzerland, with most manufacturing actually done in Schaffhausen in the old SIG factory. They are now separate from SIG. Current match/target airguns imported by Larry´s Guns, located in Gray, ME, and Air Venturi/Pyramyd Air located in Solon, OH. Current sport airguns imported by Umarex USA located in Fort Smith, AR beginning 2006. Previously imported until 1995 by Champion´s Choice, located in LaVergne, TN, Gunsmithing, Inc., located in Colorado Springs, CO, 10 Ring Service Inc. located in Jacksonville, FL, George Brenzovich located in Fort Hancock, TX and Wade Anderson (Hämmerli Pistols USA), located in Groveland, CA. Dealer and consumer direct sales. In late 2000, SIG Arms AG, the firearms portion of SIG, was purchased by two Germans named Michael Lüke and Thomas Ortmeier, who have a background in textiles. Today the Lüke & Ortmeier group includes independently operational companies such as Blaser Jadgwaffen GmbH, Mauser Jagdwaffen GmbH, J.P. Sauer & Sohn GmbH, SIG-Sauer Inc., SIG-Sauer GmbH and SAN Swiss Arms AG. The Hämmerli CO2 rifles and pistols were the first true precision CO2 guns in the world. This is only a partial listing of models, with preliminary information. Additional research is underway and more information will be presented about Hämmerli airguns in future editions of this guide.
A devastating fire in 1977 destroyed the production lines for precision CO2 guns. Some recent airguns bearing the Hämmerli name have been built to much more economical standards than the pre-1977 models. Hämmerli recently has served as a distributor of BSA and El Gamo airguns, but the claims that any of the Hämmerli brand airguns were made by other companies evidently is not true.
Beginning in 2007, Umarex USA took over the importation and marketing of a new Hämmerli sport airgun product line with some models not manufactured in Switzerland. These sport airguns will be marked Umarex USA. As of 2007, all Hämmerli match/target airguns are still being manufactured in Switzerland.
For more information and current pricing on both new and used Hämmerli AG firearms, please refer to the Blue Book of Gun Values by S.P. Fjestad (also available online).

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