W+F Bern Swiss K31 w/ Bayonet - sn 679xxx
This Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1941, is 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. Some tiger striping seen in the stock. There are a couple of heavy gouges found on the right side of the stock, one at the comb and one at the pistol grip. There is also a small but deep gouge on the handguard. Small pressure marks at the toe and butt of the stock, along with wood finish wear at the butt which is consistent with military service, and a heavy pressure mark is seen on the right side near the magazine. Receiver finish has some edge wear on the left side and at the rear. Rear barrel band and the magazine have heavy finish wear and are in the white. Receiver is P stamped. Soldier's tag found under butt plate. Edge wear on trigger guard. Includes muzzle cover and sling. C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving.
Includes M1918 bayonet with non-matching serial number (s/n 680114) and 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.