W+F Bern Swiss K31 - 863xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1945, in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture exhibits heavy handling wear with numerous gouges present. Finish is worn around the butt, with heavier finish wear noted on the left side of the stock. On the right side of the stock, there are multiple small gouges above the toe, a long scratch below the comb, and scrapes near the pistol grip. There are multiple pressure mild to fair pressure marks to the left of the finger groove, below the bolt release lever. To the right of the finger groove is a gouge caused by large, heavy pressure mark, and to the right of that is another heavy pressure mark and a scratch in the wood. At the woodline before the rear barrel band are a pair of mild pressure marks. In between the two barrel bands there is a heavy gouge perpendicular to the woodline and partially extends onto the handguard. On the left side of the stock there is a small scrape below the rear sling mount. There is some sort of paint transfer on the grip, and marks and blemishes along the woodline below the receiver. On the underside of the stock, there are multiple marks from the toe to the pistol grip. There is a large chip on the pistol grip. There is gouging around the barrel band spring. The handguard is covered with pressure marks. The edge of the wood at the ferrule has a jagged appearance. There are multiple gouges on the right side of the handguard near and on the woodline by the handguard ferrule. Multiple heavy pressure marks on the left side of the handguard next to the rear barrel band. Gouge on the top side of the handguard roughly halfway between the two barrel bands. The forward edge of the handguard is heavily worn, and there is a large chip before the front barrel band.
Receiver has mostly mild to fair finish wear. The rear of the receiver on the left and top sides has fair to moderate finish wear and multiple surface scratches. Mild edge wear around the loading slot. Mild edge wear on the right side. Rear barrel band has light finish wear and some light surface scratches. Mild to fair finish wear on the front barrel band. Front sight base has heavy edge wear along the upper edge and light to mild finish wear. Light finish wear on the magazine plate. Light edge wear and light finish wear on the trigger guard. Mild finish wear on the magazine base. The magazine plate, trigger guard, and magazine base have scattered spots of light pitting.
No P stamp found.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Import engraved.