W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - 230mm Twist - sn 359xxx
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1912, in very good condition with 85% finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. All matching serial numbers.
One of 15,000 total produced (one of 6,000 in 1912) 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 are mild pressure marks on the butt at the rear of the grip. Light gouging over the magazine. On the left side of the stock, there are light gouges at the butt toward the underside. Heavy pressure mark over the finger groove. On the underside of the stock there is a light gouge on the pistol grip. Light gouging around the receiver tang. Handguard has an armory repaired crack between the barrel bands.
Receiver has light edge wear and light surface marks throughout. Both barrel bands have light finish wear and light patina. Trigger guard has light edge wear, light finish wear, and multiple surface marks.
Receiver is P53 stamped, indicating privatization in 1953. 30 stamped below the serial number, indicating armory refurbishment in 1930.
Includes leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Import engraved.
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