W+F Bern Swiss K11 - s/n 168xxx
Swiss K11 Carbine, produced in 1928, in very good condition with 85% finish. 4/5 Bore (lightly worn rifling). 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
A red stain had been previously applied to the furniture.
On the right side of the stock, there are mild pressure marks at the butt, a light gouge near the heel, and a heavy pressure mark near the forward end of the comb. Light pressure marks on the grip. Below the bolt release lever is a heavy pressure mark. The wood grain in the finger groove is open, likely from the wood drying out at some point. Heavy pressure mark on the bottom forward edge of the finger groove. Light pressure marks throughout the left side of the stock. On the underside of the stock there is a heavy pressure mark at the toe and multiple light pressure marks on the forearm from the magazine plate to the forward end. Handguard has multiple light and mild pressure marks along the top side.
All bluing had been previously refurbished with some sort of black coat. This coating is flaking off at the rear edge of the receiver and there are multiple spots on the top side where the coating was scratched off, exposing the original bluing underneath. Multiple surface marks around the forward area of the loading slot. Rear barrel band has heavy finish wear. The exposed barrel has multiple spots where the black coating has flaked off, exposing the original bluing.
No P stamp found on the receiver.
Unable to check for a soldier's tag as the butt plate's screw heads are flattened.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
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