W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 851xx5
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1945, in very good condition with 95% finish. 4/5 Bore (slightly worn rifling). 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has overall very light to light handling wear. On the right side of the stock there is a mild pressure mark above the upper right corner of the finger groove. To the right of the finger groove, there appears to be "Ro bat" lightly scratched onto the stock. On the left side of the stock, there are a few light pressure marks on and around the grip. Light handling wear on the upper edge of the finger groove. Light pressure marks on the underside of the stock at the toe.
Receiver finish is excellent. Light edge wear at the rear of the receiver and very light edge wear around the loading slot. Front and rear barrel band finish is nearly complete and may possibly be refurbished. Very light finish wear on the edges of the mounting screws, and the front barrel band has light edge wear on the bayonet lug. Light edge wear on the front sight. Magazine plate has excellent finish. Trigger guard has light edge wear. Magazine has light edge wear around the base.
Receiver tang is stamped "NE" for the Neuchâtel arsenal.
Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag found under butt plate.
C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving. See our How To Order page for ordering instructions.
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.