W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 678xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1941, 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 overall light handling wear. Small gouges scattered on bottom of stock. Light tiger stripe pattern in handguard.
Receiver has light finish wear at the rear and on top near the Swiss shield. Small blemish above the shield and on the right side of the receiver. Good quality finish on both barrel bands. Rear barre band has light patina. Trigger guard and magazine have light edge wear.
Receiver is P stamped. "59" stamped on receiver tang. Soldier's tag found under butt plate.
Includes muzzle cover and leather 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.