W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 839xxx
This Swiss K31 is in very good condition with 90% bluing (refurbished). 4/5 Bore. 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Refurbished bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Bore has light pitting. Wear at the butt of the stock, consistent with military service. Dark handling marks on the right side of the stock at the butt. Handguard metal hardware forward of the rear sight is in the white. Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag found under butt plate. Includes muzzle cover and sling. 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.