W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 358xx5
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1912, in good condition with 60% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 2/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has a beautiful tiger stripe pattern in the stock, however the furniture does exhibit moderate to heavy wear overall, as well as some damage due to storage conditions. The stock had cracked at the grip, with the crack visible on both sides; this crack has had an armory-level repair performed. On the right side of the stock there is a heavy pressure mark at the butt above the toe. A couple of mild pressure marks are found on the grip. Light scratch at the woodline in front of the finger groove that extends to the handguard. On the left side of the stock, there are multiple small holes around the butt, likely caused by an insect. Small gouge on the pistol grip. Handling wear on the side of the stock below the receiver. Small gouge on the right edge and top edge of the finger groove. Several heavy pressure marks on the handguard in between the two barrel bands.
Receiver finish exhibits heavy wear overall, as well as heavy pitting throughout. Mild to fair edge wear around the loading slot. Light edge wear around the top two lightening cuts and light to mild edge wear around the left side lightening cut. Light finish wear on the rear barrel band. Light to mild finish wear on the front barrel band. Fair to moderate finish wear on the front sight. Magazine plate and trigger guard are in the white. Heavy finish wear on the magazine, with the base in the white.
Both bolt knobs are cracked. Mild pitting on the bolt handle.
Receiver is P 58 stamped, indicating privatization in 1958. There is an additional ·17 stamp found below the serial number, indicating armory refurbishment was performed in 1917.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
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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.