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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1881 Swiss Vetterli rifle - $325.00

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M1881 Swiss Vetterli rifle. Serial number 209006. Metal parts show some original finish and some evidence of cleaning. Stock is fine with good inspector marks, has some scattered minor marks and bruises from handling, free of cracks and chips. Has small letters "RAC" neatly stamped in each side of the frame and once in the stock, reputedly from a museum in Texas. Cleaning rod is absent. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.