W+F Bern Swiss 1889 w/ Matching Bayonet - sn 56xx7
Swiss 1889 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1892, in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Model 1889 bayonet with matching serial number.
Receiver is P19 stamped, indicating privatization in 1919.
On the right side of the stock, there are a few mild pressure marks below the bolt release lever. There is a very small pressure mark on the bottom edge of the finger groove and a scratch above the finger groove. Near the rear barrel band is a group of small, mild pressure marks. On the left side of the stock, above the magazine are several light pressure marks. Moderate pressure mark near the woodline before the rear barrel band. On the forearm in between the two barrel bands are a pair of long scratches and a heavy pressure mark at the woodline above the upper scratch. The handguard has a long, heavy gouge on the top side before the rear barrel band and a series of gouges in front of the barrel band.
Receiver has light finish wear throughout. Light edge wear around the loading slot and lightening cuts. Surface mark in the metal on the left side on the last digit of the serial number. Both barrel bands have fair to moderate finish wear. Mild finish wear on the magazine plate. Light to mild edge wear on the trigger guard. Magazine has moderate finish wear.
Both bolt knobs are cracked. Bottom bolt knob is also chipped.
Included matching 1889 bayonet includes scabbard and leather frog. Bayonet blade was made by SIG Neuhausen and assembled at Maschinenfabrik Bern.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
Antique; no import engraving.