W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 432xx0
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1917, in good condition with 75% original finish. 4/5 Bore (dull with very light pitting). 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has multiple moderate to heavy pressure marks throughout, as well as a few light gouges. Stock has a long wood grain pattern. On the right side of the stock, there is finish wear below the bolt release lever. There are multiple heavy pressure marks in the area between the end of the finger groove and the rear barrel band. In between the two barrel bands there is a heavy pressure mark running between the stock and the handguard. On the left side of the stock, there is a moderate gouge at the grip, near the receiver tang. Multiple mild to moderate pressure marks along the forearm, particularly in between the two barrel bands. On the underside of the stock, there are several long, light pressure marks along the forearm, as well as a pair of heavy pressure marks. Most of the pressure marks on the handguard are found between the handguard ferrule to just in front of the rear barrel band.
Receiver has light pitting throughout. Light edge wear and light finish wear around the loading slot and around the rear edge of the receiver. Light edge wear around the lightening cuts. Light patina around the loading slot and on the top of the chamber. Both barrel bands have heavy finish wear and light patina. Magazine plate has light to mild finish wear. Trigger guard has edge wear, moderate finish wear on the underside, and light patina. Magazine base has heavy finish wear and light patina.
Both bolt knobs are cracked.
Receiver is P35 stamped, indicating privatization in 1935. 25 stamped below the serial number indicating armory refurbishment in 1925.
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.