W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 590xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1939, in very good condition with 90% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has light to mild pressure marks throughout, as well as some areas exhibiting heavy handling wear. On the right side of the stock at the grip are a few large, mild pressure marks, and there is heavy handling wear around and in front of the finger groove; there are two marks where it looks like something had scraped against the stock. On the left side of the stock there are a series of horizontal pressure marks above the pistol grip. On the underside of the stock there is a small chip at the toe. On the left side of the handguard there is a moderate pressure mark in front of the rear barrel band and a light scratch in the finish.
Receiver finish is dark. Light edge wear found around the loading slot. There is light finish wear on the left side of the receiver toward the rear. Rear barrel band has light finish wear and light patina. Front barrel band has light finish wear on the left and right sides and light edge wear on the bayonet lug. Very light edge wear on the front sight. Magazine plate has good bluing with a small mark by the magazine catch. Light edge wear on the trigger guard. Magazine has light finish wear.
Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag found under butt plate.
Includes muzzle cover.
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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.