W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 407xxx
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1916, in good condition with 70% original finish. 4/5 Bore (sharp rifling, lightly dull bore with light pitting throughout). 1/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has been sanded and refinished, leaving few notable blemishes. However, the handguard does have an unrepaired crack about 4" to 5" in length, lowering the furniture grade from 4/5 to 1/5.
Receiver has mild edge wear around the loading slot and light edge wear around the lightening cuts and at the rear edge. There are multiple impact marks in the metal as well as light pitting. Handguard ferrule is polished and in the white. Rear barrel band is polished and in the white. Front barrel band has fair to moderate finish wear all around, with heavier finish wear on the bayonet lug and the stacking arm. Magazine plate, trigger guard, and the bottom of the magazine are polished and in the white.
Receiver is P stamped. ·24 stamp indicates armory refurbishment in 1924.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving. See our How To Order page for ordering instructions.
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.