Swiss K31 carbine, produced in 1941, in very good condition with 85% original finish. 4/5 Bore (sharp rifling, dull bore). 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has light to mild pressure marks scattered throughout. The right side of the stock has some light to mild pressure marks found around the finger groove, as well as on the forearm around the two barrel bands. The left side of the stock has a few scattered light pressure marks around the butt and several angled gouges below the rear sling mount near the toe. There is a long horizontal pressure mark across the mid-portion, about the length of the magazine. A few small marks are found before the finger groove, and there are multiple small pressure marks in between the two barrel bands. There are multiple small pressure marks along the comb. The handguard has several marks found in between the two barrel bands.
Receiver has mild finish wear. There is expected edge wear around the loading slot. Finish wear on the left side of the receiver at the rear. Rear barrel band has heavy finish wear with mild patina. Front barrel band has good finish, with edge wear on the left side at the hinge, on the right side at the mounting screw, and on the underside at the bayonet lug. Front sight has light edge wear. Trigger plate has dark bluing. Light edge wear on the trigger guard. Magazine base has dark bluing with light edge wear.
Rear sight has a knob for fine elevation adjustment.
Receiver is P stamped.
Includes muzzle cover and leather sling, and model 1918 bayonet with matching serial number. Bayonet includes steel scabbard and leather frog.
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.