W+F Bern Swiss 1911 - sn 460xxx
Swiss 1911 Infantry Rifle, produced in 1918, in very good condition with 92% finish. 4/5 Bore (bright bore, lightly worn rifling). 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture appears to have been previously sanded as the Swiss military acceptance stamp on the right side of the stock is shallow. A non-original matte clear coat has also been applied to the furniture. Stock has various light pressure marks found throughout. On the left side of the stock, there are a couple of moderate to fair pressure marks on the left side of the finger groove. Three gouges are found on the comb of the stock. Handguard has an area of mild scratching on the left side near the woodline in between the ferrule and the rear barrel band.
All bluing has been refinished. Loading slot has very light to light edge wear. The two upper lightening cuts have minor to very light edge wear. Very light edge wear on the rear edge. Both barrel bands show very little finish wear. Trigger guard has very light edge wear. Bottom of the magazine has minor to very light finish wear.
Both bolt knobs are cracked. Bolt handle has mild pitting around the bolt knobs.
Receiver is P stamped above and to the left of the serial number and "31" is stamped below the serial number, either indicating privatization in 1931 or armory refurbishment in 1931.
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.