W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - 432xxx
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1917, in good condition with 80% original finish. 3/5 Bore (mildly worn rifling, lightly dulled bore, light pitting throughout). 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has a very worn appearance, with numerous light and mild pressure marks throughout.
On the right side of the stock, there are pressure marks throughout the butt, including a long pressure mark running from the base of the butt to the grip. Multiple pressure marks on the grip. Light gouges to the right of the bolt release lever. Multiple light to mild gouges between the right side of the finger groove and the rear barrel band. Several light to mild gouges along the forearm between the two barrel bands. On the left side of the stock, there are some fair to moderate pressure marks on the butt. There are a pair of deep scratches on the grip. Moderate pressure marks at the forward end of the grip, below the receiver. Light gouging to the right of the finger groove and heavy pressure marks on the right side of the finger groove. Moderate pressure marks between the left side of the finger groove and the rear barrel band. On the underside of the stock, there is a heavy scratch next to the rear sling mount. There are a few light gouges between the magazine plate and the rear barrel band. The comb of the stock is stamped at the heel for Canton Vaud. Pressure marks throughout the comb. A crack on the handguard between the two barrel bands has been armory repaired.
Receiver has mild finish wear throughout and heavy edge wear. Slightly heavier finish wear at the rear of the receiver on the top and left sides. Multiple surface marks on the rear of the receiver. Slightly heavier finish wear and light patina over the chamber. Moderate to heavy finish wear and heavy patina on the rear barrel band. Moderate to heavy finish wear and heavy patina on the front barrel band. Moderate to heavy finish wear on the exposed barrel. Moderate finish wear on the magazine plate. Moderate finish wear and patina on the trigger guard. Moderate to heavy finish wear and patina on the magazine base.
Receiver is P 59 stamped, indicating privatization in 1959.
Both bolt knobs had been replaced.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
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