This is a rare Swiss K31/43 sniper rifle in excellent condition with 96% original finish. 5/5 Bore, 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Stock has long grain patterns. Includes KERN optic. Includes M1918 bayonet with matching serial number. Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
The Karabiner Model 1931 (K31) is a magazine fed, straight pull, bolt action rifle chambered in 7.5x55mm Swiss Gewehrpatrone 1911 (GP11) that was the standard issue rifle of the Swiss Armed Forces from 1933 through 1958. The K31 was made by Eidgenossische Waffenfabrik Bern, a Swiss federal armory, and is one of the last carbines employed by the Swiss military that is based on the designs by Schmidt and Rubin.