W+F Bern Swiss K11 Carbine - .22LR - sn 257xxx
Swiss K11 Carbine, converted to .22LR, in very good condition with 85% finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. All matching serial numbers.
Magazine was modified to prevent interference with the caliber conversion; it was cut in half and a rivet was installed through the magazine to retain the magazine spring. The magazine's functionality is purely cosmetic.
Barrel has a .22LR sleeve installed.
Furniture was previously sanded and refinished.
On the right side of the stock there is a heavy gouge on the butt. Mild gouge below the bolt release lever. There are a series of pressure marks between the bolt release lever and the finger groove. Light gouge above the forward end of the finger groove. Heavy gouging between the barrel bands. On the left side of the stock there are light gouges on the rear of the butt near the comb. Light gouging before the finger groove. Mild pressure marks between the barrel bands. On the underside of the stock there is a heavy gouge to the right of the magazine plate. Light gouging in front of the magazine plate. Light gouging between the barrel bands. Handguard has a heavy gouge in front of the rear barrel band and a mild pressure mark halfway between the barrel bands.
Receiver has lightly worn finish, light patina, and light pitting. Both barrel bands have lightly worn finish and light pitting. Trigger guard has lightly worn finish and light pitting. Magazine base has heavily worn finish.
P37 stamped receiver, indicating privatization in 1937.
Receiver is stamped on the right side of the chamber with a gunsmith stamp F. Forney of Lausanne (Vaud), who would have been the gunsmith that performed the .22LR conversion. PC17 stamped below the gunsmith stamp.
C&R Eligible. Import engraved.
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