W+F Bern Swiss 1896/11 - 299xxx
Swiss 1896/11 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1903, in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Wood finish is heavily worn around the butt in front of the butt plate, particularly on the right side.
On the right side of the stock, there are mild pressure marks and a few light gouges throughout the butt. Long scratch on the pistol grip. Light scratch below the bolt release lever, above the trigger. Between the bolt release lever and the left side of the finger groove are some checkered marks, likely from the stock being mounted in a vise. Light and mild pressure marks around the edge of the finger groove, and there is a vertical scratch off the right side of the finger groove. Light scuffs on the forearm before the rear barrel band. On the left side of the stock, there are several heavy pressure marks on the butt. There are groups of small, light gouges at the pistol grip and along the grip. Pressure marks found in and around the finger groove, including some checkered pressure marks on the lower right edge. Mild pressure marks along the forearm. On the underside of the stock, there is heavy handling wear around the magazine plate. Chipping at the trigger guard screw. Light pressure marks along the forearm to the forward end of the stock. Small, light gouge at the end of the comb, at the receiver tang. Pressure marks throughout the handguard.
Receiver finish is lightly worn. Light edge wear around the loading slot and the lightening cuts. On the right side of the receiver there is a small spot of mild pitting. Light finish wear and mild tool marks on the rear barrel band. Fair to moderate finish wear around the front barrel band. Fair finish wear and multiple surface marks on the magazine plate. Mild finish wear on the trigger guard. Mild finish wear and multiple surface marks on the magazine.
Bolt knobs are replacements.
Receiver is P stamped.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
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