W+F BERN Swiss 1889 - sn 88xxx
Swiss 1889 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1892, in very good condition with 93% finish. 5/5 Bore. 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Various light to mild pressure marks found throughout the furniture. The right side of the stock has gouging, scratches, and heavy scraping at the butt. Light gouge at the woodline before the rear barrel band that partially extends onto the handguard. On the left side of the stock, there is a heavy gouge on the grip. Above the finger groove are a couple of moderate pressure marks.
All bluing has been refinished. The receiver has several surface marks in the metal visible underneath the refurbished bluing.
Receiver is P 25 stamped, indicating privatization in 1925.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
Antique; no import engraving.