W+F Bern Swiss 1896/11 - sn 3032xx
Swiss 1896/11 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1904, in very good condition with 85% finish. 5/5 Bore. 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Bolt knob non-matching serial number.
Both bolt knobs are cracked. Upper bolt knob is also chipped.
On the right side of the stock there is a heavy gouge on the forearm behind the front barrel band. On the left side of the stock there is a heavy gouge at the rear of the comb. Heavy pressure marks on the grip. Heavy pressure marks and light gouging around the edge of the finger groove. Heavy pressure marks between the finger groove and rear barrel band. Heavy pressure mark in front of the rear barrel band. On the underside of the stock there are light gouges behind the pistol grip. Heavy gouge next to the magazine catch. Light gouging in front of the magazine plate. Handguard has heavy pressure marks at the rear of the handguard and a heavy pressure mark before the front barrel band.
Receiver has mild to heavy finish wear. Two small spots of light pitting before the loading slot. Mild finish wear and light patina on both barrel bands. Mild finish wear throughout the magazine plate and trigger guard.
Receiver is P51 stamped, indicating privatization in 1951.
Includes muzzle cover.
C&R eligible. Import engraved.
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