W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 3856xx
Swiss 1911, produced in 1915, is in very good condition with 90% bluing. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine non-matching serial number. Charging handle knob is chipped on both sides. Stock has some light handling marks, but there are some heavier handling marks found on the right side of the stock around the pistol grip. Dents in the forward end of the handguard. The top of the handguard has an armory repair. Sporadic white dots found on underside of stock. Receiver bluing is dark with some light finish wear toward the rear of the receiver. Light surface frost on receiver. Trigger plate finish is worn. Trigger guard has light edge wear. Bluing on the bottom of the magazine is very worn and approaching white. Magazine fitment is very tight. Receiver is P 55 stamped. 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.