W+F Bern Swiss 1889 Infantry Rifle - sn 9xxx
Swiss 1889 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1891, in very good condition with 80% finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. All matching serial numbers except for the bolt knob.
Lower bolt knob is cracked.
Furniture was previously sanded and refinished with a semi-gloss finish.
Stock has light tiger striping around the butt.
On the right side of the stock there is light gouging around the finger groove. On the left side of the stock there is light gouging on the wrist. Handguard has a light gouge before the rear barrel band.
Receiver has lightly worn finish and light patina. Heavy pitting at the rear of the receiver. Both barrel bands have lightly worn finish and light patina. Magazine plate and trigger guard have heavily worn finish and heavy pitting.
P26 stamped receiver, indicating privatization in 1926.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
Antique; no import engraving.