This Swiss K31 is in very good condition with 92% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Refurbished bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Great tiger striping present throughout the stock. Furniture has a medium amount of handling marks, mostly concentrated with dents around the butt and comb of the stock, typically seen with military service. Right side of stock below the comb, there appears to be a coat of arms that the previous owner had burned into the wood. Handling mark on top of the handguard in between the two barrel bands. Receiver finish is dark. Light edge wear on the trigger guard, typically associated with operation using gloves. P stamped receiver. Soldier's tag found under butt plate. Includes muzzle cover and sling. 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.