W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 534xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1934, in good condition with 70% original finish. 4/5 Bore. 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Bright bore with lightly worn rifling. Stock is clean with a small number of scattered light to mild pressure marks. There is a circular mark seen on the right side of the pistol grip. The stock has been sanded and refinished, as evidenced by the lack of Swiss military approval stamp normally found on the right side of the stock. The handguard has a gouge and heavy pressure marks near the rear barrel band. Receiver has heavy finish wear, as well as light marks below the Swiss shield. Rear barrel band has dark bluing with limited wear. Front barrel band has light surface marks on the top side and finish wear on the right side at the mounting screw. Finish wear around the front sight. Trigger plate has dark bluing with light finish wear. Trigger guard has heavy edge wear. Bluing on the base of the magazine is heavily worn and also has heavy edge wear. Receiver is P stamped. Includes muzzle cover and sling.
C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving.
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.