W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 451xx8
This Swiss 1911 Rifle, produced in 1917, is 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. Bottom charging handle knob is cracked. Stock has tiger striping pattern. Furniture has some heavy handling marks (heavy pressure marks, some light gouging) in a few areas and various levels of pressure marks throughout. There is a deep gouge on the left side of the stock, near the front barrel band. There is also an area of gouging and other dents on the left side of the stock, below the comb. Receiver finish is dark, with edge wear around the loading slot and the lightening cutouts, and there are also some surface scratches and marks. Rear barrel band has finish wear on the right side at the screw and on the underside at the sling mount. Front barrel band has finish wear on the left and right sides. Trigger plate bluing is thinning and has wear on the left and right sides. Trigger guard has heavy finish wear with edge wear. Bluing on magazine base is thinning and has edge wear. There is a metal tag on the right side of the stock with the name "HERMANN RUBIN" "SAP." and what appears to be "11/32". Receiver is P stamped. Includes muzzle cover. 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.