W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 448xx1
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1917, in good condition with 75% original finish. 4/5 Bore (slight yellow tint in bore). 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
On the right side of the stock, there are multiple dark spots found throughout. There are a couple of very light to light gouges on the side of the butt. On the forearm before the rear barrel band there are some vertical pressure marks stemming from an area with mild to moderate pressure marks and a gouge on the handguard. On the left side of the stock, there is heavy handling wear on the area to the right of the finger groove, below the receiver. Several light marks and scratches above the finger groove. Mild pressure marks on the forearm behind the rear barrel band that stem from some mild pressure marks and light gouges on the handguard. The handguard has two long cracks in between the two barrel bands that have been armory repaired.
Receiver has heavy edge wear at the rear edge. Mild edge wear around the loading slot and light edge wear on the lightening cuts. Mild edge wear on the right side of the receiver. There are also some scattered light scratches in the finish on the top. The upper half of the rear barrel band has moderate to heavy finish wear. Mild to fair finish wear on the front barrel band and tool marks found around the mounting screw. Moderate to heavy finish wear on the front sight and exposed barrel. Magazine plate has moderate finish wear around the middle screw. Moderate to heavy finish wear on the trigger guard. Severe finish wear on the bottom of the magazine and is nearly in the white.
Receiver is P 50 stamped, indicating privatization in 1950. There is also a WF28 stamp, indicating armory refurbishment in 1928.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
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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.