Swiss W+F Bern Vetterli 1869 - sn 148xxx
Antique Vetterli 1869, produced by Waffenfabrik Bern, in fair condition with 70% finish. 1/5 Bore (barrel has no remaining rifling; heavy pitting near the muzzle). 4/5 Stock. All matching serial numbers.
On the right side, the stock is chipped at the top of the wrist. Forearm is marked in between the barrel bands with the initials RC. On the left side the stock is marked with the initials RC. Forearm has light gouging in front of the middle barrel band.
Receiver has heavily worn finish, heavy patina, and light pitting. Barrel and barrel bands have heavy patina and light pitting. Trigger guard has heavy patina.
Antique; no import engraving.