This Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1938, is in very good condition with 90% original finish. 4/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Bore is bright but rifling is lightly worn. Handguard has a competition sticker that reads "50e Tir cantonal vaudois" "Lausanne 1989". Stock is clean with light handling marks in a few areas. A wood stain has been applied by the previous owner. Receiver has light bluing wear, with light edge wear around the loading slot. Both barrel bands have dark bluing. Light edge wear on the trigger guard and the magazine base. The receiver tang has a stamp reading "59". Receiver is P stamped. Includes muzzle cover and sling. C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving.
Includes a non-matching serial number M1918 bayonet with scabbard.
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.