W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 817xxx
This Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1944, is in very good condition with 85% original finish. 4/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial number. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Bore is lightly dull and has light pitting. Furniture has rough handling marks seen throughout. Notably there is a long scratch on the left side of the stock near the comb, above the rear sling mount. Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag found 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.