W+F Bern Swiss K31 - 685xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1941, in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Stock has previously been sanded. The Swiss military acceptance stamp on the right side at the butt is very shallow. Finish is worn around the butt, particularly on the left side.
On the right side of the stock around the butt there are some blemishes left over from previous marks that had been sanded away. There is a gouge on the side of the pistol grip. Mild pressure marks above the right side of the finger groove and a light scratch below the handguard ferrule. On the left side of the stock there are some light pressure marks around the rear sling mount. There is a long, light scratch on the forearm coming from the front barrel band. On the underside of the stock there are a few heavy pressure marks between the toe and the pistol grip. Some sort of liquid had splashed onto the stock, leaving spots along the comb. The handguard has various light to mild pressure marks. There are a pair of Schutzenfest participation stickers near the front barrel band, one dated 1979 and one that appears to be dated 1981. On the right side of the handguard, at the woodline, before the front barrel band there is a small spot that appears to had been sanded.
Receiver has light to mild finish wear and light patina. Light edge wear around the loading slot. Light edge wear along the right side. Rear barrel band has light finish wear and light patina. Light to mild finish wear on the front barrel band. Light finish wear on the magazine plate. Light to mild edge wear and light finish wear on the trigger guard. Moderate to heavy finish wear and mild patina on the magazine base.
Receiver is P stamped.
Soldier's tag found under butt plate.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Import engraved.