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1955 ZfK55 Sniper Rifle
1955 Swiss Zfk55 (7.5 x 55mm) Sniper Rifle Serial #4018
(Manufactured in 1958)

Calibre: ........................ 7.5x55 Swiss (GP11)
Rifling & Twist: .............. 4-groove, RH, concentric rifling, 1 in 10.63
Barrel Length: ............... 25.65 in. (652mm)
Overall Length: .............. 47.55 in.(1208mm)
Weight: ........................ 13.5 lbs empty (with scope attached)
Magazine Capacity: ......... 6 round detachable box magazine
Qty Mfg (Total): ............. 4,150
Qty Mfg (1958): ............. 3,030 Serial # 1171-4200
Bayonet: ....................... Models 1899/18, 1918, 1918/55 and 1914 Pioneer (Sawback)

"This ZfK55 rifle is unfired and was never issued. It only has some minor marks from storage at the support points where it was hanging for years as a wall display.  It comes with a complete original parts roll, scope can and sling. Previously, it was in the personal collection of a former Director of the Waffenfabrik Bern and went directly from the production line into to his private collection."

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Hanguard marked on inside of wood with matched rifle serial #4018 and manufacturer's stamp "MF" (Marius Farine).  Also stamped with "Swiss Cross" military inspection markings.

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Hanguard marked on inside of wood with matched rifle serial #4018 and manufacturer's stamp "MF" (Marius Farine).  Also stamped with "Swiss Cross" military inspection markings.

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Hanguard marked on inside of wood with matched rifle serial #4018 and manufacturer's stamp "MF" (Marius Farine).  Also stamped with "Swiss Cross" military inspection markings.

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Hanguard marked on inside of wood with matched rifle serial #4018 and manufacturer's stamp "MF" (Marius Farine).  Also stamped with "Swiss Cross" military inspection markings.

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Hanguard marked on inside of wood with matched rifle serial #4018 and manufacturer's stamp "MF" (Marius Farine).  Also stamped with "Swiss Cross" military inspection markings.

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Hanguard marked on inside of wood with matched rifle serial #4018 and manufacturer's stamp "MF" (Marius Farine).  Also stamped with "Swiss Cross" military inspection markings.

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Minor wood marks caused by suspension brackets at two support points on left side of rifle only, as a result of hanging for years as a wall display.  Ths rifle was in the personal collection of a former Director of the Waffenfabrik Bern and went directly from the production line into to his private collection.

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Minor wood marks caused by suspension brackets at two support points on left side of rifle only, as a result of hanging for years as a wall display.  Ths rifle was in the personal collection of a former Director of the Waffenfabrik Bern and went directly from the production line into to his private collection.

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St. Marie plug-n-play replacement mount for ZfK55. Uses standard weaver mount for any commercially available scope and rings

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ZfK55 Amorer's Manual (English translation compliments of Czechmauseritis)

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