W+F Bern Swiss K31 w/ Matching Bayonet - sn 552xxx
This Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1936, is in very good condition with 85% original finish. 5/5 Bore. 4/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number. Some tiger striping seen in the stock. Handling marks found throughout, including many small marks found on the toe of the stock and around the butt, which is consistent with military service. Receiver has fairly heavy bluing wear. Both barrel bands and the barrel finish are dark. Magazine's bluing is thinning with some edge wear and coloring is slightly different compared to the rest of the firearm. Edge wear on the trigger guard. P stamped receiver. Soldier's tag found under butt plate. Includes muzzle cover and sling. Soldier's tag found under butt plate. Includes muzzle cover and leather sling. C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving.
Included M1918 Bayonet has a matching serial number. Blade has two small nicks. Scabbard and leather frog is included with the bayonet.
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.