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    Very Scarce, Superb Condition, M1881 Swiss Vetterli Caliber 10.4 MM Stutzer Rifle as Issued to Sharpshooters #18992 Matching. Gun overall appears to be unissued / unfired. retains 98% of the original blue with just a couple of tiny areas of pitting along the forestock at the junction with the barrel. Perfect action with mint bore and the characteristic Stutzer adjustable set triggers. Complete and original in every respect with all numbers matching. Marked on the left side of the receiver Waffenfabrik / Bern with serial number. All markings deep and sharp. Wood also about perfect with deep crisp inspector's and stock maker's marks. Nice rich untouched patina and just a few very minor scattered dents. Included with the gun is the original, matching serial number, saw back bayonet, also absolutely mint. 23 1/4" overall with original steel mounted leather scabbard. A remarkable example of this scarce and desirable European sniper's rifle and bayonet.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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