W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 354xxx
This Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle was part of our March 2019 Gun Giveaway! Congratulations to Cary from Maryland!
Swiss 1911 in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Furniture has many handling marks throughout, consistent with military service, and the finish is dull. Charging handle knob is cracked. Receiver finish does have edge wear. Barrel bands, trigger plate, trigger guard, and magazine finishes are still dark from previous refurbishment. Receiver is P stamped, as well as stamped with WF26, indicating that this was armory refurbished in 1926. Includes muzzle cover and sling. Discreet import engraving.
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.