W+F Bern Swiss 1896/11 - 253xxx
Swiss 1896/11 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1900, in very good condition with 93% finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Stock appears to have been previously sanded. The Swiss military acceptance stamp on the right side of the stock is nearly gone.
On the right side of the stock, there is a light pressure mark on the pistol grip and light scratches on the butt above the pistol grip, rear of the grip. Fair pressure mark off the left side of the finger groove, with an accompanying pressure mark on the left side of the stock at the finger groove, likely caused by a vise. On the left side of the stock, there is some scuffing at the butt and a heavy gouge below the comb. Several moderate to heavy pressure marks just forward of the grip. Scattered mild pressure marks on the handguard.
Receiver has minor to very light finish wear. Light surface scratches on the top side of the receiver around the lightening cuts. Mild finish wear on the barrel step. Minor to very light finish wear on the rear barrel band. Light finish wear on the front barrel band. Light finish wear on the trigger guard with some mild patina on the edge. Light finish wear and light patina on the magazine.
Receiver is P 62 stamped, indicating privatization in 1962. ·10 stamped below the serial number, indicating armory refurbishment in 1910.
Includes leather sling.
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