W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 394xx5
This Swiss 1911 Rifle, produced in 1915, is in very good condition with 80% finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Some tiger striping seen in the handguard. Stock has some rough handling marks: a few deep gouges are present, with one found at the rear of the right side finger groove, and a similar but smaller gouge on the left side finger groove. There are also scratches and light dents scattered throughout. There is a deeper dent on the left side of the stock, near the grip, below the comb. The stock has numerous dents and wear at the butt, consistent with military service and drilling. Receiver has a dark finish, with the bluing wearing toward the rear, but there is also some light pitting from surface frost as well as some discoloration in the bluing at the barrel step. Both barrel bands have a dark finish with little finish wear. Bluing on the trigger plate is also dark. Trigger guard has dark bluing with light edge wear. Magazine finish is very dark with little finish wear on the base. Receiver is P stamped, as well as WF 27 stamped, indicating an armory refurbishment was performed in 1927. Includes muzzle cover and sling. C&R Eligible. 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.