This Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1950, is in very good condition with 90% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Furniture is fairly clean, but there are some small dents and scratches in the finish scattered throughout. The receiver has fairly dark bluing, with a few areas where the bluing has lightened, and there is edge wear around the loading slot. There are also a few dark speckled marks from previous surface frost. Both barrel bands and the barrel have very dark bluing. with only light edge wear. Trigger plate has very dark bluing, with a small mark by the magazine release. The trigger guard's bluing is fading on the bottom and also has edge wear. Magazine base has edge wear. Receiver is P stamped. Includes muzzle cover and 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.