Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1950, in very good condition with 90% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial numbers. Magazine matching serial numbers. Furniture is very clean and has clearly been refinished by the previous owner. The furniture has been sanded and stained. It appears to have been refinished in less than ideal conditions as there is a run in the stain on the right side of the pistol grip, as well as particulate matter captured within the stain. Dark receiver finish, with light finish wear around the Swiss shield and edge wear around the loading slot. Rear barrel band has scratches in the finish on the top side, as well as finish wear on the underside at the mounting screw. Front barrel band has scratches in the finish on the top, but the underside is mostly free of wear. Finish wear on the front sight and at the muzzle. Trigger plate has dark bluing, with a mark of finish wear at the magazine catch. Trigger guard also has dark bluing, with light edge wear. Magazine bluing is dark with light edge wear. Receiver is P stamped. Includes muzzle cover and leather sling.
C&R Eligible. 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.