W+F Bern Swiss K31 w/ Diopter Sights - sn 817xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1944, in very good condition with 92% original finish. 4/5 Bore (bright bore, lightly worn rifling). 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt is a replacement with matching serial number in electro-pencil. Magazine matching serial number.
Furniture has been sanded and refinished and exhibits very little wear. There is a light tiger stripe pattern in the stock.
Receiver has very good, dark bluing. Very light to light edge wear around the loading slot. Light finish wear on the left side of the receiver toward the rear. Very light edge wear on the right side. Rear barrel band has light finish wear and light patina. Front barrel band has light finish wear, limited to some marks on the right side at the mounting screw, and light patina. Trigger plate has dark bluing with a mark in the finish next to the magazine catch. Trigger guard has light edge wear. Light finish wear on the magazine with light patina at the base.
Diopter sights are installed. Rear sight is an adjustable aperture sight installed with a W+F BERN K-type mount. At the time of inspection, we were not able to adjust the aperture. Front sight is a globe sight.
Receiver is P stamped.
Includes leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving. See our How To Order page for ordering instructions.
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.