W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 757xx8
Swiss K31 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.
Stock has a very distinct wood grain pattern. The left side of the stock has a few scattered pressure marks forward of the sling mount and pressure marks at the grip. Small pressure mark found forward of the finger groove. The right side of the stock has multiple small gouges at the butt from the comb down. There are a few small pressure marks at the woodline in front of the receiver and some small light pressure marks below the handguard. On the underside of the stock, there are a few scattered pressure marks at the toe and on the bottom of the pistol grip. There are two oval pressure marks on the left side of the handguard and a few scattered light pressure marks.
Receiver bluing is very dark, with light and limited edge wear around the loading slot and light finish wear at the rear. Rear barrel band has heavy patina. Front barrel band has dark bluing with light edge wear on the right side at the mounting screw. Trigger plate, trigger guard, and magazine base has some light discoloration from previous rust.
Receiver is P stamped. 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.