W+F Bern Swiss 1911 P Series - sn P9xxx
Swiss 1911, in excellent condition with 95% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Furniture is very clean with few handling marks. The stock has a long wood grain pattern. There is a pressure mark on the right side of the stock at the grip. Both finger grooves are sharp and the Swiss military acceptance stamp on the right side of the stock is well defined. Receiver bluing is very dark and complete. The receiver is stamped with "WIDMER NEUCHATEL" on the right side, forward of the loading slot. Both barrel bands have excellent bluing. Trigger plate has dark bluing with some patina in the middle. Trigger guard also has dark bluing with light edge wear. Magazine base is brown with patina. Firing pin ring, bolt, and rear sight has some brown patina. Includes muzzle cover and leather sling. Includes muzzle cover and leather sling. C&R eligible; discreet import engraving.
Rare P-series serial number, indicating that this was manufactured and sold for private sale rather than military service.
The Model 1911 rifle is a magazine fed, straight pull, bolt action rifle produced by Eidgenossische Waffenfabrik Bern that employs all of the upgrades of the converted 1896/11 rifle from the factory. The Model 1911 rifle is chambered in 7.5x55mm Swiss Gewehrpatrone 1911 (GP11) and was produced by the Swiss federal armory from 1913 through 1919.