W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 261xx6
Very Good Condition with 95% Original Finish. Bolt Matching S/N#. 5/5 Bore. BE stamp for Canton Bern reserves. Circle 3 stamp on the stock. With beautiful grain patterns. Long running fracture around the right hand side of the pistol grip.
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.