W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - 230mm Twist - sn 353xxx
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1913, in very good condition with 85% finish. 4/5 Bore (lightly worn rifling). 4/5 Stock. All matching serial numbers.
One of 15,000 total produced (one of 9,000 in 1913) with a faster 230mm twist barrel (1:9.05") before switching back to 270mm (1:10.63") later in 1913. These rifles were issued to recruits.
On the right side of the stock, there is a light gouge at the rear of the butt. Heavy pressure marks below the bolt release lever. On the left side of the stock, there are a pair of heavy gouges at the butt near the heel and a pair of thin, deep vertical scratches at the rear of the butt. Heavy pressure mark near the rear sling mount. Mild gouge on the woodline near the rear of the receiver. Light gouge in front of the rear barrel band. Handguard has a heavy pressure mark behind the front barrel band.
Receiver finish is lightly worn. Light edge wear and light surface marks throughout the receiver. Rear barrel band has light finish wear. Light to mild finish wear on the front barrel band. Mild finish wear on the magazine plate and trigger guard.
Receiver is P stamped. ·25 stamp below the serial number, indicating armory refurbishment in 1925.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Import engraved.
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