This Swiss K31 is in excellent condition with 95% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt does not have a serial number engraved. Magazine matching serial number. Rear sight is a fine adjustment sight that allows you to adjust for windage. Stock has mild handling marks throughout. Handguard has two gouge marks; one is at the base of the handguard where the shooting competition stickers are located, the second is just forward of the rear barrel band. Includes muzzle cover and sling. Discreet import engraving.
One of 500 pieces manufactured in 1935 for private sale instead of military use, however this K31 still has the Swiss shield on top of the receiver, typically identifying a military rifle.
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.