W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 421xxx
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1916, 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.
The butt of the stock has a dark discoloration from wear. Handguard has a light tiger stripe pattern visible between the barrel bands. The right side of the stock has a few scattered light pressure marks, with no other notable blemishes. On the left side of the stock, there is a very small hole near the finger groove, likely caused by an insect, and is the only reason why the furniture is graded 4/5. Handguard has a few scattered light pressure marks, and a mild pressure mark in front of the rear barrel band.
Receiver has light edge wear around the loading slot, the lightening cuts, at the rear edge, and on the right side. There are a few scratches in the finish, including a heavier scratch to the right of the upper lightening cuts. Light finish wear on the rear barrel band, mostly on the right side at the mounting screw. Light finish wear on the front barrel band. Magazine plate has fair to moderate finish wear. Trigger guard has moderate to heavy finish wear and light pitting. Magazine base has moderate to heavy finish wear and light pitting.
Receiver is P46 stamped, indicating privatization in 1946. It is also WF27 stamped, indicating armory refurbishment in 1927.
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.