Federal Waffenfabrik Bern (W+F) Infantry Rifle 11, also known as long rifle 11. 

This rifle, very well known for its exceptional accuracy, was producted in the 1916 by the Swiss federal arsenal "Waffenfabrik Bern" (W+F) and has a barrel made by "Hämmerli und Hausch" (H&H).

Its caliber is 7.5x55 (GP11) and uses a graduated tangent sight which begins at 300 meters, till 2000 meter.

A very long gun for very long distance shooting at a very interesting low price.

Historical references


This rifle was producted in the 1916 by the Swiss Federal Waffenfabrik Bern (W + F) and has a barrel made by the Hämmerli und Hausch ("H&H")


Not having taken part in war events and due to the type of weapon, most of these Swiss rifles have kept intact over time their mechanical and functional qualities, in addition to the aesthetic ones.

Data sheet


The production started in 1912 for about 135,000 rifles.


7.5x55 mm (GP11)

Overall lenght:

1310 mm / 51.57"

Barrel lenght

780 mm / 30.70"

Magazine capaciity:

6 rounds (magazine reduced to 5 for italian market).

Rifling number:


Twist rate:

270 mm / 1:10.63"

Condition of the product


Collectible - Very Good

Product authenticity


Totally matching numbers.


Terms of gun sale by correspondence:

Pursuant to art. 17 of the L. n. 110/1975 the order by correspondence or by distance contract of weapons is allowed to the residents in the Italian State only if the purchaser provides for the withdrawal of the firearm at a license holder for the trade in guns (armory).

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Schmidt Rubin Modell 1911 Infantry Rifle (1916)

  • 400.00€

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