W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - 370xxx
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1914, in very good condition with 85% finish. 4/5 Bore (sharp rifling, dull bore). 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Bolt knobs matching serial number.
The stock's finish is heavily worn and dark around the butt.
On the right side of the stock, there are some heavy gouges around the butt, including a heavy gouge rear of the pistol grip. There are heavy pressure marks on the grip and pistol grip. There is an area of heavy handling wear and finish wear between the right side of the bolt stop lever and the left side of the finger groove. There are a few heavy pressure marks between the right side of the finger groove and the rear barrel band. On the forearm, forward of the rear barrel band, there are a couple of mild gouges. On the left side of the stock, to the right of the finger groove there is a heavy gouge, and there is a long, light scratch above the finger groove. On the underside of the stock, there is gouging at the toe. There are some light marks on the comb. On the handguard there is a heavy gouge on the top side in between the ferrule and the rear barrel band. There are multiple pressure marks between the two barrel bands and some light to mild gouges.
Some sort of large decal was likely previously affixed to the forearm that ran from the left side of the stock, over the handguard, and onto the right side of the stock. There is a heavy scratch around the "perimeter" of the decal, and there is a noticeable difference in the finish that can be seen between the exposed area and the area covered by the decal.
Receiver finish is solid in color. Light edge wear around the loading slot and the lightening cuts, and there are various light surface marks. Light edge wear on both barrel bands. Light finish wear on the magazine plate. Moderate finish wear on the trigger guard. Light finish wear and mild patina on the magazine base.
Receiver is P 50 stamped, indicating privatization in 1950. N26 stamped below the serial number, indicating armory refurbishment in 1926.
Both bolt knobs are cracked.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Import engraved.