W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 749xxx
This Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1943, is in excellent condition with 95% finish (refurbished). 5/5 Bore. 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Light edge wear on the trigger guard, but otherwise the bluing is all intact. Furniture exhibits little handling wear; there are four small dents in the stock and handguard near the base of the handguard, and a small dent on the top of the handguard near the rear barrel band. Furniture has a great glossy finish, finger grooves are sharp and the Swiss cartouche on the right side at the cheek is well defined. Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag under butt plate. 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.