W+F Bern Swiss K31 - sn 939xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1950, in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 3/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture exhibits mild to fair handling wear. On the right side of the stock there is a pressure mark below the woodline, below the bolt release lever, a pressure mark and a scratch below and to the left of the finger groove. There is a pressure mark to the right of the finger groove and some light scratches below the woodline. On the left side of the stock there is some scratching above the right side of the finger groove. On the underside of the stock there is expected wear, including three moderate pressure marks and a few small, light gouges. Handguard has a few light pressure marks on the top side before the rear barrel band and some marks on the left side of the handguard in between the two barrel bands.
Receiver has good bluing overall. Light edge wear around the loading slot and mild finish wear at the rear of the receiver. There is some very light pitting on the rear of the receiver. Both barrel bands have light patina. Rear barrel band has good bluing with some areas of light finish wear on the top and right side as well as on the underside at the mounting screw. Front barrel band has light edge wear on the left side at the hinge, on the right side at the mounting screw, and on the bayonet lug. Fair to moderate finish wear on the front sight. Trigger plate has good bluing with a light mark adjacent to the magazine catch. Trigger guard has light edge wear and light pitting. Magazine has light finish wear overall and light edge wear around the base.
Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag found under butt plate.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
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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.