W+F BERN Swiss 1889 - sn 92xxx
Swiss 1889 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1892, in very good condition with 80% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Bolt knobs matching serial numbers.
On the right side of the stock, there is a moderate pressure mark at the base of the grip. On the forearm there are several mild to fair pressure marks running between the stock and handguard near the front barrel band and a heavy pressure mark below that. On the left side of the stock there is a long gouge and scrape near the toe.
Receiver has light finish wear and milt patina. Mild edge wear around the loading slot and the lightening cuts. Both barrel bands have light to mild pitting. Magazine plate has mild finish wear with light patina. Trigger guard has light to mild pitting, fair finish wear and light patina. Magazine has heavy pitting throughout.
Both bolt knobs are cracked.
Receiver is P07 stamped, indicating privatization in 1907.
Antique; no import engraving.