W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 858xxx
Excellent Condition with 95% Original Finish. Bolt and Magazine Matching S/N#. 5/5 Bore. P. 50 Stamped. Retired in 1950. Handling marks along the butt, typical of military service. Bluing wear along the rear of the receiver and front sight post. Two small dents in the stock forearm. Minor frosting on the trigger guard ring.
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.