W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 818xxx
This Swiss K31 is in very good condition with 90% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Refurbished bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Light handling wear found throughout furniture. Finish at butt of stock is worn and a heavier concentration of handling marks exists, consistent with military service (drilling). There is also a line of pressure marks on the right side near the comb of the stock and extending to the grip. Includes muzzle cover and sling. No P stamp on receiver. 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.