M1889 Vetterli Rifle

Item # WX2-594067

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M1889 Vetterli Rifle... own a piece of history!

At the time of their introduction in 1869, the Vetterli Rifles were the most advanced military rifles in Europe. Designed by Johann-Friedrich Vetterli, they were the first repeating rifle to use self-cocking action. They also borrowed the extremely successful tubular magazine first introduced by the famous Winchester® Model 1866.

In the hands of a trained operator, the Vetterli could fire 21 rounds per minute! These particular Rifles were used by the Swiss Army up until 1890. A real piece of history you can take out to the range and enjoy. Here is your chance to add a firearm over 124 years old to your collection.

Genuine military collectible:
  • Handsome full-length stock, rounded front barrel band
  • Ready to fire
  • Chambered in 10.4x38 (.41) Swiss rimfire
  • 4 groove, RH twist, 1 in 31.9"
  • 10mm caliber
  • Bolt action, repeating
  • Internal cocking bolt spring
  • 12-rd. capacity (1-round tubular magazine +1 in the cartridge elevator)
  • 1,425 F.P.S. velocity
  • Improved iron sights
  • 33 1/2" barrel
  • Under-barrel cleaning rod. Measures 52"l. overall, weighs 10 lbs., 6 ozs.

Condition: all Rifles are in good / very good shape. Order ONLINE Today!

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