W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 813xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1944, 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. Tiger striping pattern in the handguard. Furniture has pressure marks throughout, as well as a few gouges. There is a heavy gouge on the handguard found on the top side near the base. There is a crack on the heel of the stock that has not been repaired. The butt of the stock has quite a bit of pressure marks throughout the area, as well as some gouges on the right side at the toe. The handguard has various light pressure marks scattered throughout. Receiver bluing is lightly worn and has edge wear around the loading slot. Rear barrel band has fairly dark bluing that is somewhat uneven. Front barrel band bluing is dark, with light finish wear on the right side at the mounting screw and light edge wear on the bayonet lug. Light finish wear around the front sight. Dark bluing on the trigger plate. Trigger guard has light edge wear. Good finish quality on the magazine as well, with only a few small marks of finish wear. Receiver is P stamped. 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.