W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 913xxx
Swiss K31 carbine, produced in 1948, in very good condition with 90% original finish. 3/5 Bore. 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Finish on the wood furniture is worn. On the right side of the stock there are a few scrapes found rear of the pistol grip. Several small marks and mild pressure marks found on the forearm. There is a surface crack below the bolt release lever. On the left side of the stock there is a small patch of gouging at the comb. There is a small crack at the woodline below and to the right of the receiver's serial number. There is a heavy pressure mark at the woodline near the barrel step. Heavy wear on the underside of the stock at the toe and a gouge on the forearm before the front barrel band. The handguard has a few light pressure marks on the top side and a light scratch on the left side near the base.
Receiver has light finish wear, with light edge wear around the loading slot and a small blemish on the left side at the barrel step. Rear barrel band has heavy finish wear on the right side and on the bottom. Light finish wear on the front barrel band. Finish wear on the front sight. Trigger plate has good bluing with light finish wear. Edge wear on the trigger guard and on the magazine base.
No P stamp on receiver.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling. Sling has non-standard metal sling keeper.
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.